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A Place to Call Home (1987)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  7 February 1987 (USA)
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Sam Gavin decides to relocate his family from Houston, Texas to a sheep station in Australia to protect his eleven children from the "destructive influences" of modern American society. ... See full summary »

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Liz Gavin
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Sam
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Jenny Gavin
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Michael
Paul Cronin ...
Bob Jakes
Maggie Fitzgibbon ...
Alva
Skye Bassett ...
Sharon
Patricia Patts ...
Sarah Gavin
Richard Alzaga ...
Matt Gavin
Philip Amelio ...
Patrick Gavin (as Philip J. Amelio II)
Bessie Anne Collins ...
Bridget Gavin
Kenny Harrison Jr. ...
Owen Gavin
Michael Bird ...
John Gavin
Tamsin West ...
Jane Gavin
Fiona Walshe ...
Jean Gavin
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Sam Gavin decides to relocate his family from Houston, Texas to a sheep station in Australia to protect his eleven children from the "destructive influences" of modern American society. Because of business obligations, he fails to join them and, more or less, abandons his wife, Liz, to the hardships of her new surroundings. Mother and children are determined to make a go of it. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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En busca de un hogar  »

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A move- From one world to another

A FANTASTIC worthwhile movie. This movie should be readily available worldwide. All the actors in this were GREAT! This movie stands out in my memory.


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