Against the Wind (1978)

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Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Mary Larkin ...
 Mary Garrett / ... (13 episodes, 1978)
Kerry McGuire ...
 Polly McNamara (12 episodes, 1978)
Jon English ...
 Jonathan Garrett (11 episodes, 1978)
Warwick Sims ...
 Ensign Maurice Greville / ... (11 episodes, 1978)
Frank Gallacher ...
 Will Price (11 episodes, 1978)
Frederick Parslow ...
 Captain Charles Wiltshire (7 episodes, 1978)
Gerard Kennedy ...
 Dinny O'Byrne (7 episodes, 1978)
Hu Pryce ...
 Jonas Pike (6 episodes, 1978)
Lynn Rainbow ...
 Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire (6 episodes, 1978)
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Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her friends and her family fight out their battle against a lively historical backdrop - Irelands 1798 Rebellion. Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion. Written by Avatareon

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12 September 1978 (Australia)  »

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Contra el viento  »

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It's a great memory from my youth - where can I get it?
2 February 2003 | by (Malmö, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I first saw this tv-series when I was 6 years old and it still fresh in my memmory. The music and story was fantastic as I remembred it. Now when I'm little older it would be nice to see if my memory is corrct. I'w been asking the Swedish televishion to rerun it but without success, sofar.

Right now I'm just hoping for a DVD release.


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