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3.1
17 Ratings

The Thorn Birds

Directed by Daryl Duke
United States, Australia, 1983
Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family’s priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart. Meggie tries to forget Ralph by marrying dashing stockman Luke O’Neill, but she and Ralph are soon reunited, with tragic consequences for them both.

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The Thorn Birds Directed by Daryl Duke

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1984 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

Golden Globes (USA)

1984 | 4 wins including: Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

1984 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television