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Colm Meaney ...  Thomas Hutchings 2 episodes, 2002
Aoife McMahon ...  Mary 'Bundle' Keane 2 episodes, 2002
Deborah Pollitt Deborah Pollitt ...  Lavinia Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Daniel Payne Daniel Payne ...  Ned Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Brenda Devine Brenda Devine ...  Jennie Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Ruth Lawrence Ruth Lawrence ...  Hazel Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Darragh Kelly Darragh Kelly ...  Tim Toope 2 episodes, 2002
Mike Daly Mike Daly ...  Ben Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Mary-Lynn Bernard Mary-Lynn Bernard ...  Sarah Vincent 2 episodes, 2002
Michelle Rex Michelle Rex ...  Meg Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Philip Dinn Philip Dinn ...  Josh Vincent 2 episodes, 2002
Mary Walsh ...  Mrs. Armstrong 2 episodes, 2002
Andy Jones Andy Jones ...  Mr. Armstrong 2 episodes, 2002
Des Walsh Des Walsh ...  Captain Brennan 2 episodes, 2002
Andrew Younghusband Andrew Younghusband ...  Matt Escott 2 episodes, 2002
Jessica Paré ...  Annie Vincent (Age 15) 2 episodes, 2002
Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis ...  Ezra Vincent 2 episodes, 2002
Geraldine Hollett Geraldine Hollett ...  Patience Andrews (Age 15) 2 episodes, 2002
Andrew Vokey Andrew Vokey ...  Joe Vincent (Age 18) 2 episodes, 2002
Michael Sapieha Michael Sapieha ...  Frank Norris 2 episodes, 2002
Céline Bonnier ...  Ida Norris 2 episodes, 2002
John Whalen John Whalen ...  Angus Hounsell 2 episodes, 2002
Samantha Bannister Samantha Bannister ...  Young Patience 2 episodes, 2002
Tyson Bannister Tyson Bannister ...  Young Henry Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Rachel Basquel Rachel Basquel ...  Young Mary 2 episodes, 2002
Ryan Rajendra Black ...  Toma 2 episodes, 2002
Charlotte Bradley Charlotte Bradley ...  Mrs. Elsworth 2 episodes, 2002
Eileen Byrne Eileen Byrne ...  Mrs. Brockwell 2 episodes, 2002
Ruben Canning-Finkel Ruben Canning-Finkel ...  Young Jacob Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Hannah-Jane Cole Hannah-Jane Cole ...  Fanny (Ages 2-3) 2 episodes, 2002
Brendan Costello Brendan Costello ...  Cart Driver 2 episodes, 2002
Brian de Salvo Brian de Salvo ...  Mr. Elsworth 2 episodes, 2002
Matthew Donovan Matthew Donovan ...  Young Isaac Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Darcy Fitzpatrick Darcy Fitzpatrick ...  Clerk 2 episodes, 2002
Don Foley Don Foley ...  Male Resident #2 2 episodes, 2002
Stephen Fowlow Stephen Fowlow ...  Isaac Andrews (Age 10) 2 episodes, 2002
Dora Johnson Dora Johnson ...  Mrs. Spurrel 2 episodes, 2002
Elizabeth Johnson Elizabeth Johnson ...  Mrs. Bailey 2 episodes, 2002
Kathryn Johnson Kathryn Johnson ...  Daughter Spurrel 2 episodes, 2002
Rocky Johnson Rocky Johnson ...  Mr. Spurrel 2 episodes, 2002
Zachary Johnson ...  Son Spurrel 2 episodes, 2002
Jimmy Keough Jimmy Keough ...  Male Resident #1 2 episodes, 2002
Mary Lewis ...  Mrs. Tim Toope 2 episodes, 2002
Emma Lowe Emma Lowe ...  Una 2 episodes, 2002
Roger Maunder Roger Maunder ...  Uniformed Officer #1 2 episodes, 2002
Bruce Miller Bruce Miller ...  Mr. Bailey 2 episodes, 2002
Mary Murray ...  Hannah 2 episodes, 2002
Andre Noble Andre Noble ...  Isaac Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Sarah Power ...  Fanny 2 episodes, 2002
Julia Squires Julia Squires ...  Fanny (Age 6) 2 episodes, 2002
Kerry-Lynn Steele Nash Kerry-Lynn Steele Nash ...  Emma Andrews (Age 11) 2 episodes, 2002
Nicole Underhay ...  Emma Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Derrick Verge Derrick Verge ...  George Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
Dana Vey Dana Vey ...  Daughter Bailey 2 episodes, 2002
Danielle Vey Danielle Vey ...  Young Annie Vincent 2 episodes, 2002
Kevin Vokey Kevin Vokey ...  Young Joe Vincent 2 episodes, 2002
Vincent Walsh ...  Uniformed Officer #2 2 episodes, 2002
Hilary Walters Hilary Walters ...  Young Emma Andrews 2 episodes, 2002
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This film follows a courageous woman's journey from servitude in England to the harsh life of Outport Newfoundland. Along the way she endures many hardships, including attempted rape and being abandoned by the father of her child. Written by Fryingham

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The Random Passage film set is currently maintained and operated by Cape Random Trust Inc., a not-for-profit registered charity organization. Interactive tours are offered of the site from mid-May through to the end of September. See more »

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"NEWFIE RACISM"
18 April 2002 | by kilnshelfSee all my reviews

I watched the Random Passage saga and, yes, it was syrupy. There were two unfortunate things that stand out about it. Number one was that as much as they tried to portray the dire circumstances that many settlers in Newfoundland faced, the role played by the merchants was understated. They kept the people in a constant despair and debt in order to maintain their monopoly.

The second unfortunate was that Capt. Picard never came on the Holo-deck for even one scene!!!! I think that after the all the heart string pulling it would have made the over 4 hours of footage worth it. I would have been priceless if Jean-Luc would have stepped into the fishing stage and remarked "You're needed in Engineering."

That's about all except for the commentary on this site. The author mentioned the stereo-typing of the Irish and the "Newfies". Well guys, contrary to popular belief it's not a nice word. It was a slang term applied to us when the Americans had bases in Newfoundland during the second world war and it wasn't meant to be anymore flattering than "Kraut" or "Limey".


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