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Out of all the films I’ve made, Painted Lady is one of my favourites. It’s a tender nuggety rough hewn gem of a film
Ruth Cullen

Painted Lady
The amazing story of Vali Myers

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Produced and Directed by Ruth Cullen

In this delightful documentary, made as an sequel to the festival hit The Tightrope Dancer, director Ruth Cullen captures Australian artist and adventurer Vali Myers at her studio in the heart of Melbourne. With the Romany poet Lee Fuhler, and the Klezmer musical group Vardos whose wild music from Eastern Europe provides an exuberant backdrop to the “at-home”action, only this home and its inhabitants are unlike any that you’ve seen before.

Format: DVD
Length: 26 min
Year: 2002
IMDB: IMDB Painted Lady
Categories: woman's interest, art, Klezmer music, Romany, gypsy,

Production Stills
<br/>If I make the lashes dark<br/> And the eyes more bright<br/> And the lips more scarlet,<br/> Or ask if all be right<br/> From mirror after mirror<br/> No vanity's displayed:<br/> I'm looking for the face I had<br/> Before the world was made<br/><br/>  W.B Yeats<br/>
Vali Myers -
If I make the lashes dark
And the eyes more bright
And the lips more scarlet,
Or ask if all be right
From mirror after mirror
No vanity's displayed:
I'm looking for the face I had
Before the world was made

W.B Yeats

Ruth Cullen and Vali Myers

Vali at her home at the Arbitage

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