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Beverly Blankenship Beverly Blankenship i(A142690 works by)
Gender: Female
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  • In various secondary texts, Blankenship's surname is spelt variously: Blakenship and Blakeship. This name is the one that appears on the title credits of Shame.

Awards for Works

Shame 1988 single work film/TV In the vein of stranger-comes-to-town westerns, lawyer Asta Cadell (Deborah Lee Furness) is forced to stop in the small country town of Ginaborak to await parts for her motorcycle. The men of the town act very aggressively. The women cower. Asta is offered a place to stay by Tim Curtis (Tony Barry) a local mechanic and learns of the rape of his daughter Lizze (Simone Buchanan) the previous evening. As Asta befriends Lizze, she is horrified to discover that the men repeatedly gang rape the women of Ginborak.
Source: Reading Room, 'Shame', (Sighted 7/10/11)
1988 winner Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Original Screenplay
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