This 10-part TV mini-series follows an Australian 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 ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Barry Otto ...  Douglas Goddard 10 episodes, 1987
Nicole Kidman ...  Megan Goddard 10 episodes, 1987
Nicholas Eadie Nicholas Eadie ...  Phil Goddard 10 episodes, 1987
Veronica Lang Veronica Lang ...  Evelyn Goddard 10 episodes, 1987
John Polson ...  Serge 10 episodes, 1987
Grace Parr Grace Parr ...  Le 10 episodes, 1987
Mark Lee ...  Laurie Fellows 10 episodes, 1987
Pauline Chan ...  Lien 10 episodes, 1987
Alyssa-Jane Cook Alyssa-Jane Cook ...  Deb 7 episodes, 1987
Celia De Burgh Celia De Burgh ...  Monica Montgomery 6 episodes, 1987
Tom Appleton Tom Appleton ...  Ferret 5 episodes, 1987
John De Ville John De Ville ...  Malcolm Fraser 5 episodes, 1987
Francesca Raft Francesca Raft ...  Ros 5 episodes, 1987
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This 10-part TV mini-series follows an Australian 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 Vietnam after the Australians become involved. Set in the 1960s through the early 1970s, the series shows the shifting attitude of Australians towards the war and the lack of humanity towards the Vietnamese.

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Drama | War

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

23 February 1987 (Australia) See more »

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Vietnam See more »

Filming Locations:

New South Wales, Australia See more »

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Runtime:

(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Great mini series.
4 July 2002 | by Tia-4See all my reviews

This was a great mini series. The actors played extremely well, you get to know all of them and to like them. I was sad when it ended. I do not think I ever will forget this mini series, it really made an impression on me. Such a shame that it cannot be bought on DVD or video anywhere.


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