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We of the Never Never (1982)

Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angela Punch McGregor ...
Jeannie Gunn
Arthur Dignam ...
Aeneas Gunn
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Dan
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Jack
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Dandy
Tony Barry ...
Mac
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Jackaroo
Donald Blitner ...
Goggle Eye
Mawuyul Yanthalawuy ...
Rosie
Cecil Parkee ...
Cheon
Sibina Willy ...
Bett Bett
Tex Morton ...
Landlord
Kim Chiu Kok ...
Sam Lee
Brian Granrott ...
Neaves
Danny Adcock ...
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Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.

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Love for her husband took her across a continent to a place no civilized woman had gone before. Her heart and courage make this one of the most unforgettable stories ever told. [USA theatrical] See more »

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4 November 1982 (Australia)  »

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De sterkes land  »

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Based on the book of the same name by Jeannie (Mrs Aeneas) Gunn OBE (1870-1961). Although entitled "A Novel", the book, published in 1908, was really a recreation of actual events. The book became an Australian classic, and was used in schools, and translated into German. See more »

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Referenced in A Country Practice: Acts of Kindness: Part 2 (1982) See more »

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Only the Aussies do it this well.
9 September 2002 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of this film and spotted it on a shelf at a rental store some years ago. I started watching it (first few minutes is need to get you to the outback) and suddenly was engulfed by it's brilliance. I watched it all the way through then called three friends and threatened them if they didn't drop what they were doing and get to my house. We all watched it. They all paid the late fees so they could take turns having friends over to watch it. You think life is rough now? Wait till you see what this woman endures and conquers with her incredible husband, the ranch hands and the aborigines.


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