In mid-1800's England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him... See full summary »
A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
As an Australian who has lived in communities similar to the one depicted in this TV series, I can assure viewers it is *not* over-stated or exaggerated in any way - and in some communities even now, similar problems are occurring.
A young Cate Blanchett is absolutely remarkable, and Ernie Dingo performs marvelously in one of his few dramatic roles at the time. The soundtrack is also excellent.
I strongly recommend that any person with an interest in indigenous life vs white life in rural centres of Australia watch this series ... it may open eyes for some.
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