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The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  11 February 1996 (USA)
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Actually taking place in the middle of the original Thorn Birds miniseries, which chronicled the love affair of Meggie Cleary and Fr. Ralph de Bricassart from 1920 to 1962, this two-part ... See full summary »

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Actually taking place in the middle of the original Thorn Birds miniseries, which chronicled the love affair of Meggie Cleary and Fr. Ralph de Bricassart from 1920 to 1962, this two-part miniseries begins in 1943. Father Ralph returns to Drogheda to evaluate its financial situation just as his one true love, Meggie, is embroiled in a bitter custody battle with her ex-husband, Luke. Written by Phil Fernando

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A love reignited. A faith renewed.

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Die Dornenvögel - Die verlorenen Jahre  »

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In the original miniseries, the outback scenes were shot in southern California. In The Missing Years, the outback scenes were shot in the actual outback of Australia. See more »

Quotes

Meggie Cleary O'Neill: You know, I lied to you the other day. I never stopped loving you. I never could.
Meggie Cleary O'Neill: [Ralph touches her cheek] It's just... I'm so confused. I don't understand what you want from me.
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a Wonderful Film very Moving
24 September 2001 | by (5 Gwernifor Street Darranlas Mountain Ash South Wales U.K.) – See all my reviews

Richard Chamberlain plays a perfect part it is a very moving Film which impressed me and my wife. the filming must have been very difficult and the conditions very warm but it was very well put together and acted by all.


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