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The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup in 2015.

Notes

  • Listed as in pre-production as of November 2017. Received Screen Australia funding in March 2018, with production starting in April 2018.

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Works about this Work

Fortune Favours The brave Stephen Romei , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21 September 2019; (p. 14)

— Review of Ride like a Girl Andrew Knight , Elise McCredie , 2018 single work film/TV

'I was going to start this review of Rachel Griffiths’s directorial debut, Ride Like a Girl, with some background about the main character, Michelle Payne, who in 2015 became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.'(Introduction)

Ride Like a Girl Sports a Classic Underdog Tale, but Isn't Necessarily an Instant Classic Film Matt Neal , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , September 2019;

'When it comes to Melbourne Cup movies, it's a pretty small field.' (Article summary)

Actress and Director Rachel Griffiths Steve Dow , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 28 September - 4 October 2019;

'Throughout her illustrious acting career, Rachel Griffiths has often spoken out against injustice. She discusses power and its abuses, her upcoming ABC series, and how Catholicism informs her feature-length directorial debut, Ride Like a Girl. “I think my faith is aesthetically Catholic, not through any allegiance to Rome. I have no faith in the Catholic structure or any structure that doesn’t include women and is designed to entrench power using secrecy and threat.” ' (Introduction)

Rachel Griffiths Admonishes 'Militant Vegans' as Teresa Palmer Tweet Surfaces about Melbourne Cup Daniel Keene , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , September 2019;

'Director Rachel Griffiths has compared protesters who picketed the premiere of her biopic about jockey Michelle Payne to "militant vegans" — despite lead actor Teresa Palmer being a vegan who has raised concerns about horse racing.' (Introduction)

In Ride Like a Girl, Rachel Griffiths Feminises the Traditionally Male Hero’s Journey - and Warms Hearts Lisa Dethridge , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 10 September 2019;

'Award-winning actor Rachel Griffiths takes the reins on a large cast and crew to direct and co-produce this timely biopic. We focus on a rambunctious, country family with finely drawn brother-sister and father-daughter subplots.' (Introduction)

Fortune Favours The brave Stephen Romei , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21 September 2019; (p. 14)

— Review of Ride like a Girl Andrew Knight , Elise McCredie , 2018 single work film/TV

'I was going to start this review of Rachel Griffiths’s directorial debut, Ride Like a Girl, with some background about the main character, Michelle Payne, who in 2015 became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.'(Introduction)

Payne on Big Screen 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 31 January 2016; (p. 4)
Funding Stories by, for, about Women (and One Man’s Sexuality) Emily Ritchie , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 13 July 2016; (p. 14)
'The film industry is a new world for Del Kathryn Barton. The dual Archibald Prize-winning artist has stepped away from the canvas to make her debut feature, an unconventional love story titled Flower. ...'
2019’s Most Anticipated Movies Dov Kornits , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 26 December 2018;
In Ride Like a Girl, Rachel Griffiths Feminises the Traditionally Male Hero’s Journey - and Warms Hearts Lisa Dethridge , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 10 September 2019;

'Award-winning actor Rachel Griffiths takes the reins on a large cast and crew to direct and co-produce this timely biopic. We focus on a rambunctious, country family with finely drawn brother-sister and father-daughter subplots.' (Introduction)

Rachel Griffiths Admonishes 'Militant Vegans' as Teresa Palmer Tweet Surfaces about Melbourne Cup Daniel Keene , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , September 2019;

'Director Rachel Griffiths has compared protesters who picketed the premiere of her biopic about jockey Michelle Payne to "militant vegans" — despite lead actor Teresa Palmer being a vegan who has raised concerns about horse racing.' (Introduction)

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