It took Bruce Beresford and his producer Sue Milliken more than 20 years to bring Ladies in Black, based on Australian writer Madeleine St John’s 1993 novel The Women in Black, to the screen.

For the film’s composer Christopher Gordon, the time frame could hardly have been more different. “I got a call between Christmas and New Year just gone and I was basically pretty much starting the next day, so it was a sudden...

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