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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Liz Gavin
Lane Smith ...
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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7 February 1987 (USA)  »

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En busca de un hogar  »

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where can i find this movie?
23 September 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

hi, i have seen this movie "a place to call home" made in 1987 years ago and i just loved and enjoyed it!!! And i have been looking every where to find it but so far i haven't found anything. It is the best drama movie I've ever seen and i just want to be able to watch it again and enjoy it...

so if your no where i can find this movie please write me a comment saying where to find it and it doesn't matter if its second hand or anything, i just want it so badly!!!

thank you,

Melissa


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