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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 got involved. Set in the 1960s through to 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

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English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

23 February 1987 (Australia) See more »

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New South Wales, Australia See more »

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(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.78 : 1
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Copyright Owners: Bring The DVD!
15 May 2004 | by nick_warneSee all my reviews

I would like to reinforce the previous reviewer's comments.

This is a significant piece of film-making and deserves greater recognition.

The cast represents a large proportion of Australia's best talent of the period, many of whom have moved on to more widely known roles. Barry Otto was never better. Nicholas Eadie, John Polson and Mark Lee defined the youth of 1960s Australia. Jim Holt (I think) was a superb psychopathic special ops spook.

If Nicole Kidman wasn't a star after BMX Bandits, she was following the release of George Miller's Vietnam.

Bring the DVD RIGHT NOW!


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