Australia
Australia
18th November 2008

Australia

All Genres:
Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western

Release Year: 2008

Country: Australia | USA

Runtime: 165 min

Languages: English | Aboriginal

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Writers: Stuart Beattie (screenplay) and Baz Luhrmann (screenplay) …

 

Cast: Shea Adams … Carney Boy #3
Eddie Baroo … Bull
Ray Barrett … Ramsden
Tony Barry … Sergeant Callahan
Jamal Bednarz-Metallah … Mission Boy
Damian Bradford … Constable #1
Bryan Brown … King Carney
Nathin Butler … Carney Boy #1
Tara Carpenter … Essential Services Woman
Rebecca Chatfield … Magarri's Niece
Lillian Crombie … Bandy Legs
Max Cullen … Old Drunk
Essie Davis … Cath Carney
Arthur Dignam … Father Benedict
Michelle Dyzla … Hairdresser

 

Plot: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

 

Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 7 wins & 19 nominations

 

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