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An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.

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William McInnes ...
John Woldring
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Tahmeena
Milo ...
Elvis
Bille Brown ...
Bob Potter
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Mike Potter
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Sgt Carl Allen
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Angus
Kristina Andersen ...
Supermarket Shopper
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Kate
Zulaikha Deen ...
Shahla (6yo)
Scott McRae ...
Policeman #1
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Royce
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Barbara
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Rose (as Philippa Couthard)
Hannah Cocker ...
Shahla (11yo)
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Honest Australian Outback sheep-farmer John Woldring leads an isolated life. Suddenly an exotic women turns up at night, armed and frightened out of her wits. He takes her in, grumpily. Gradually he finds out she's an Afghan refugee, looking for other illegally emigrated relatives. He tries to help her quest, but they soon experience the human traffickers are on her track, and better connected then John could guess. Written by KGF Vissers

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to love, sometimes we must risk everything.

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John is shown killing a farm animal with a shotgun. Australian farmers would not kill ailing stock with a shotgun, but with a rifle. See more »

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Remake of De Poolse bruid (1998) See more »

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I Don't Want To Be That Man
Written by Glenn Patscha-Ollabelle
Licensed form Ollabelle Music & Moaner Jones Music
Performed by Ollabelle
License courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Australia) Pty Limited
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A migrant mystery romance.
6 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

I spent a few years living in Australia and while improving my English, I developed a love of this country's cinematic tradition. This film has stuck in my mind ever since. While seeing it with foreign eyes probably helped, anyone that enjoys a good romance film will find something to like about it.

This film follows a widowed farmer that seems fairly happy living the life of on the land alone with only his faithful dog to keep him company. Enter one mysterious, scared and battered woman into his life and you have the makings of a good mystery romance.

The acting is excellent and while the plot is predictable, the mystery subplot was a bit under-cooked, its heartwarming where it needs to be and serious at the right time too.


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