This 10 part series follows a family affected by the Vietnam war, Nicole Kidman plays a young woman who becomes an anti war activist, when she sees what is happening in Veitnam after the ... See full summary »
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1987  
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 Douglas Goddard (10 episodes, 1987)
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 Megan Goddard (10 episodes, 1987)
Nicholas Eadie ...
 Phil Goddard (10 episodes, 1987)
Veronica Lang ...
 Evelyn Goddard (10 episodes, 1987)
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 Serge (10 episodes, 1987)
Grace Parr ...
 Le (10 episodes, 1987)
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 Laurie Fellows (10 episodes, 1987)
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 Lien (10 episodes, 1987)
Alyssa-Jane Cook ...
 Deb (7 episodes, 1987)
Celia De Burgh ...
 Monica Montgomery (6 episodes, 1987)
Tom Appleton ...
 Ferret (5 episodes, 1987)
John De Ville ...
 Malcolm Fraser (5 episodes, 1987)
Francesca Raft ...
 Ros (5 episodes, 1987)
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This 10 part series follows a family affected by the Vietnam war, Nicole Kidman plays a young woman who becomes an anti war activist, when she sees what is happening in Veitnam after the Australians got involved. Shows real footage of the Vietnam during war time and shows the lack of human rights shown towards the veitnamese

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Awesome reminder of the uselessness of war.
1 January 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Absolutely awesome seen a second time around - brought me to tears which takes a lot of doing - I wonder if we'll be looking at the same sort of movie about Iraq/Afganistan in 20 years time & wondering why the hell we were there. Fascinating to see Nicole Kidman in her first major film role. I do feel that the American soldiers were stereotyped as rapist, drug using murderous bastards - that was the only scene that didn't ring true. Listening to the 70's music was great. I was still at high school in England when the Vietnam War was happening - Seeing it from an Australian perspective is different. I now have a 21 year old Vietnamese girl as my daughter in law - her parents were both refugees after the war so it all seems a lot more personal.


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