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FEMALE TRANSPORT

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A Historical Drama by Steve Gooch
Directed by Montgomery Björnson

“A tough, realistic and detailed account of the hardships endured by six female convicts transported to Australia in the early 1800s”
– MICHAEL BILLINGTON, THE GUARDIAN

Sexism, classism, altruism, oppression, and repression punctuate this story of survival and solidarity as six women convicted of petty crimes endure a six-month voyage from 19th Century England to a penal colony in what we now know as Australia. A story of the human spirit and endurance, these women must overcome their personal prejudices and band together to survive both the journey and the fate that awaits them.