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Based on the 1989 memoir by historian Jill Ker Conway who was born and raised on a vast and isolated Australian sheep ranch called Coorain. The story, which opens in the early 1940s, deals with Jill's difficult relationship with her stoical mother Eve (Stevenson), who keeps Coorain even after being widowed and moving her family to Sydney. Jill proves to be an exceptional student and excels at university but family tragedies continue to haunt the Kers.

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Available on Running time 120 minutes. Originally from Australian.

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Genres
Down Under, Coming of Age, Moms, Adapted from Memoirs or Diaries, Sydney, Farm Livin', Period Piece: 1940s, Biopics: Writers
Screenplay
Sue Smith
Cast
Juliet Stevenson, Richard Roxburgh, Katherine Slattery, Alex Tomasetti, Tim Guinee, John Howard, Bernard Curry, Sean Hall
Cinematography
Tristan Milani
Director
Brendan Maher
Music
Stephen Rae

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