Director: Rachel Griffiths
Writer: Andrew Knight, Elise McCredie
Starring: Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill, Stevie Payne
Released: September 26, 2019
Rating: (PG)
Runtime: 98 minutes
Story: As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup - horse-racing's toughest two-mile race. The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy. She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream. But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up. Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance. Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, at odds of 100 to 1. The rest is history.
Teresa Palmer Michelle Payne
Sam Neill Paddy Payne
Stevie Payne Himself
Sullivan Stapleton Darren Weir
Magda Szubanski
Sophia Forrest Cathy Payne
Mick Molloy
Shane Bourne
Henry Nixon Andrew Payne
Aaron Glenane Patrick Payne
Jacob Warner Gary Small
Zara Zoe Maree Payne
Genevieve Morris Joan Sadler
Summer North Young Michelle
Anneliese Apps Brigid Payne
Veronica Thomas Bernadette