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Release Date:
14 May 1987 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Rachel Ward ... Marge Hills

Bryan Brown ... Sonny Hills

Steven Vidler ... Sugar Hills

Sam Neill ... Neville Gifford
Jennifer Claire ... Daisy
Bruce Barry ... Archie
Peter Cummins ... Ned Hopper
Carole Skinner ... Mrs. Gibson
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ... Mrs. Jackson
Barry Hill ... Mr. Fielding
Susan Lyons ... Mrs. Fielding
Helen Jones ... Rosie Gibbs
Lisa Hensley ... Sylvia
May Howlett ... Mrs. Carmichael
Maureen Green ... Sal Day
Garry Cook ... Gerry Day
Harold Kissin ... Davis - Station Master
Oliver Hall ... Mick Jones
Sue Ingleton ... Rita
Robert Barrett ... Heckler at Bar
Maurice Hughes ... Sgt. Larkin
Marguerita Haynes ... Greta
Bill Bader ... Train Guard
Dick May ... Waiter
Trevor Thomas ... Chemist
Philip Wilton ... Train Porter
Craig Fuller ... Charlie
Peter Ford ... Drunk in Bar
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Directed by
Ken Cameron 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Kenna 

Produced by
Jan Sharp .... producer
Helen Watts .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Cameron Allan 
 
Cinematography by
James Bartle 
 
Film Editing by
John Scott 
 
Casting by
Liz Mullinar 
 
Production Design by
Sally Campbell 
 
Set Decoration by
Blossom Flint 
 
Costume Design by
Jennie Tate 
 
Makeup Department
Sally Gordon .... makeup department head
Willi Kenrick .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
John-Paul Lucini .... unit production manager (as Jean-Paul 'Lon' Lucini)
Helen Watts .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig Bolles .... second assistant director
Grant Lee .... third assistant director
Phil Rich .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Ty Bosco .... storyboard artist
Leah Cocks .... art department coordinator
Steve Lyons .... storyboard artist (as Steven Lyons)
Billy Malcolm .... scenic artist
Dennis Smith .... construction manager
Ross Wallace .... model maker
 
Sound Department
Anne Breslin .... sound effects editor
Liz Goldfinch .... dialogue editor
Geoff Krix .... boom operator
Ben Osmo .... sound recordist
Roger Savage .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Chris Anderson .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lester Bishop .... key grip
Shaun Conway .... best boy
Pav Govind .... gaffer
Carolyn Johns .... still photographer
Peter Menzies Jr. .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gabrielle Healy .... costume assistant
Jenny Miles .... costume supervisor
Jenny Miles .... stand-by wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Pamela Barnetta .... assistant editor
Liz Goldfinch .... assistant editor
Gai Steele .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Maude Heath .... location manager
Keith Jones .... steam train coordinator
Therese O'Leary .... continuity
Gemma Rawsthorne .... production accountant
Greg Ricketson .... production consultant
Elizabeth Symes .... production coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Umbrella Woman" - Australia (original title)
"The Good Wife" - UK (informal short title), USA
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Runtime:
USA:98 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
truth of the human being, 15 April 2002
Author: Zilius

I saw the second half of this movie on cable starting from the point where Sam Neil came into town. Then the next day i caught the second half again. The story and the truth it brought to me was captivating. It brought many things to my mind. besides that it reminded me of many things it was all very atractivly shot with beutifull powerfull actors/actresses.

i noticed there is only one comment in 3 years about this film and feeling so strongly about it i worte this. I have noticed many have though nothing of this film. though it fake or a physcolical atempt at "showing us something" "being something" but i belive these peoples life expereance has not agreed with the content and for that reason they do not like it. It has seemed very real to me. Although the style of acting in many ways is more like stage acting and carried more by the writers ideas then by the "relisim" of the actors themselvs. But what true ideas the writer has shown us!

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