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VoiceFirst-time director says she was inspired to make Ride Like a Girl by Payne’s ‘persistence, resilience, determination, focus and passion’
Rachel Griffiths on her muse Michelle Payne: She told the world to get stuffed
The morning after the world premiere of Rachel Griffiths’ directorial debut, Ride Like a Girl, the biopic’s subject – the 2015 Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne – is still feeling celebratory.
The night before, she had all her family in the one place at the after-party: her single dad and nine siblings, whose Ballarat upbringing and racing obsession were depicted on the big screen.

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