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Directed by Tim Burstall
Australia, 1987


Adapted from Lawrence’s novel about his life in Australia, this AFI-winning period drama sees novelist Richard Somers (Colin Friels) and his wife (Judy Davis) abandon the emotional sterility of Europe in the early ’20s for a new life in Australia.

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Awards & Festivals

AACTA International Awards

1986 | 2 wins including: Best Actress in a Lead Role

1986 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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