Mia Wasikowska will next be seen in Mia Hansen-Love’s Bergman Island and Robert Connolly’s Blueback.
She was most recently in Roger Mitchell’s Blackbird alongside Kate Winslet, Sam Neill and Susan Sarandon, the Netflix feature The Devil all the Time alongside Chris Evans, Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland, and Mirrah Foulkes’ debut feature Judy and Punch, which had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and earned Mia a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actress.
Mia gained international recognition as the title character in Tim Burton’s 2010 retelling of the Lewis Carroll novel Alice in Wonderland, alongside Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. Her performance earned her the AFI Award for Best International Actress. In 2015, she reprised the role in James Bobin’s sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass.
Her other credits include Nicolas Pesce’s Piercing, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, David Zellner’s Damsel, Cédric Jimenez’s The Man with the Iron Heart, Guillermo del Toro’s period thriller Crimson Peak, Sophie Barthes’ Madame Bovary, David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Richard Ayoade’s The Double, John Curran’s Tracks, Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive, Park Chan-wook’s Stoker, John Hillcoat’s Lawless, Rodrigo Garcia’s Albert Nobbs, Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre, Gus Van Sant’s Restless, Lisa Cholodenko’s The Kids Are All Right, Scott Teems’ That Evening Sun, Peter Carstairs’ September, Greg McLean’s Rogue and Paul Goldman’s Suburban Mayhem. Mia also featured in the first season of the acclaimed HBO series In Treatment.
Mia made her directorial debut with Long, Clear View, a segment of The Turning, based on Tim Winton’s novel, which was nominated for an AACTA Award in 2013. She followed this with Afterbirth, a segment of Madly – an international anthology of short films featuring innovative love stories that premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2019, Mia made her main stage theatre debut as Ralph in Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Lord of the Flies, directed by Kip Williams.
Mia has also received the Hollywood Breakthrough Actress of the Year Award and the Australians in Film Breakthrough Award.
Saturday 1 May, 8:30 PMThe Space Between Words
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney