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60 Ratings

The Sundowners

Directed by Fred Zinnemann
United Kingdom, 1960
Drama, Adventure


In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family — Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean — are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving.

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The Sundowners Directed by Fred Zinnemann

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1961 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1960 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

BAFTA Awards

1962 | 3 nominations including: Best British Actress

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