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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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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Powerful, historical mini-series
2 January 2003 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

I saw this series in 1979 when I was 23 and have been looking for it on video for the past 10 years. Have not seen it since and can find no other information on the series except for this website. The music was lovely and I remember the story line was moving. For the memory of a mini-series to last this long, it must have been good.


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