He's known for his roles as laconic Aussie hard men, but Bryan Brown is also a film producer, family man, volunteer and now, short story writer. Good Weekend senior writer Amanda Hooton and Sydney Morning Herald film writer Garry Maddox discuss Brown's journey from working-class Sydney to the heights of the Australian film industry, the influential women in his life, his low-key volunteering and lobbying - and the chocolate cake he never got to eat.
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