Mia is an Australian actress, born and raised in the country's capital, Canberra.
At age eight, her family moved to Poland for a year. Marieka Walsh, Warwick Thornton, Jub Clerc, Justin Monjo, Kris Mrksa, Rhys Graham, Ashlee Page, Marcel Dorney, Claire Mc Carthy, Emily Ballou, Andrew Upton, David Wenham, Jonathan auf der Heide, Justin Kurzel, Circa Contemporary Circus, Ian Meadows Marieka Walsh, Warwick Thornton, Jub Clerc, Robert Connolly, Anthony Lucas, Rhys Graham, Ashlee Page, Tony Ayres, Claire Mc Carthy, Stephen Page, Shaun Gladwell, Simon Stone, David Wenham, Jonathan auf der Heide, Justin Kurzel, Yaron Lifschitz, Ian Meadows Marieka Walsh, Warwick Thornton, Jub Clerc, Justin Monjo, Kris Mrksa, Rhys Graham, Ashlee Page, Marcel Dorney, Claire Mc Carthy, Shaun Gladwell, Andrew Upton, David Wenham, Jonathan auf der Heide, Justin Kurzel, Circa Contemporary Circus, Ian Meadows Completed school via the Karabar High School Distance Education Centre, a form of correspondence school based in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia, just outside of Canberra, so that she could continue acting while still in High School. It's never been about the blockbusters and making a huge ton of money.
Fourteen is that wonderful time in your life when you feel such extremes of emotions, you can feel the most incredible elation. It's always been about wanting to do projects about the things that I think are important to be out there, because there's a lot of stuff that probably doesn't need to be.
I really love doing things that are different and challenge me in different ways.
And I think to remain interested and excited by acting it's really great to have such diverse opportunities, and I feel really lucky that I've been able to do that so far.[on Jane Eyre (2011)] The challenge is that the book, start to finish, is Jane Eyre's internal monologue - everything we know is because of what we're hearing directly from her. ' I was excited about seeing how we could portray all that's going on inside, all that she's observing and feeling, thinking.
When I decided to pursue acting at 15, I heard that you had to have an agent to do film and television, so I did a Google search for acting agencies in Sydney.
I hounded one to take me on and started auditioning.I did some films in Australia, and then I started working in America on In Treatment (2008) when I was 17.I just wanted to try a different type of performance - ballet is more an image of perfection, and film can show a grittier side.Sometimes it's the more realistic topic of real life that really intrigues me.Production on the latest screen adaptation of the literary classic "Jane Eyre" is to begin next week in the United Kingdom, Focus Features said.The romantic drama based on Charlotte Bronte's novel is a collaboration between Focus and BBC Films. Cary Fukunaga, whose debut feature was Focus' award-winning "Sin Nombre," is directing "Jane Eyre," to which Focus holds the worldwide rights.