Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

The Woman Suffers (1918)

This has been called ‘Australia’s first feminist feature’ but many of its female characters are ruined by men, a common theme in melodrama.

Length: 61 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Outback on Screen collection


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 4112