Simone de Beauvoir's Babies

Simone de Beauvoir's Babies is a 1997 Australian television mini-series broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1997.

Simone de Beauvoir's Babies
Written byDeborah Cox
Directed byKate Woods
StarringLeverne McDonnell, Anne Looby, Sonia Todd, Sally Cooper
ComposerJen Anderson
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes4
Executive producersAndrew Knight, Sue Masters, Jackie O'Sullivan, Stephen Vizard
ProducersDeborah Cox, Andrew Knight, Denise Patience
CinematographyJaems Grant
Production companiesAustralian Broadcasting Corporation, Artist Services Productions Pty Ltd

The series comprises four one-hour episodes starring Sally Cooper, Anne Looby, Leverne McDonnell and Sonia Todd as women in their late 30s who are single, childless and aware of their biological clocks ticking down.[1]

David Wenham won the 1997 Australian Film Institute Award for Best Lead Actor in Television Drama for his role as Ian.[2]

The soundtrack for the series was composed by Jen Anderson.[3]


  1. ^ "Simone de Beauvoir's Babies". ITV Studios Australia. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Past Winners, Television 1986–2006" (PDF). AFI Television Awards. Australian Film Institute. 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 November 2007.
  3. ^ Winkler, Michael (26 October 2004). "Puts strings to her beau". The Age. Retrieved 18 September 2020.

External linksEdit

Simone de Beauvoir's Babies on IMDb