Kings in Grass Castles Movie Review 1997

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Aussie miniseries based on the memoirs of Dame Mary Durack and her immigrant family who leave famine-stricken Ireland in the 1850s for Australia. After dealing with an eight-year indenture, the family become Queensland cattle barons, lose everything, and struggle to rebuild, all the while dealing with more prejudice from the British colonials.


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Available on VHS
Running time 200 minutes.
Originally from Australian.

Cast and Crew

Adapted from Memoirs or Diaries, Down Under, Farm Livin', Family Ties, Period Piece: 19th Century, Immigration
Tony Morphett
Stephen (Dillon) Dillane, Essie Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, David Ngoombujarra, Susan Lynch, Ernie Dingo, James Fox, Max Cullen, Des McAleer
Roger Lanser
John Woods
Shaun Davey

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