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Unfinished Sky (2007)

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

Director:

Peter Duncan

Writers:

Peter Duncan, Kees van der Hulst (screenplay "De Poolse bruid")
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Cast

Cast overview:
William McInnes ... John Woldring
Monic Hendrickx ... Tahmeena
Milo Milo ... Elvis
Bille Brown Bille Brown ... Bob Potter
Christopher Sommers ... Mike Potter
David Field ... Sgt Carl Allen
Sam Cotton ... Angus
Kristina Andersen Kristina Andersen ... Supermarket Shopper
Renai Caruso ... Kate
Zulaikha Deen Zulaikha Deen ... Shahla (6yo)
Scott McRae ... Policeman #1
Roy Billing ... Royce
Mercia Deane-Johns ... Barbara
Philippa Coulthard ... Rose (as Philippa Couthard)
Hannah Cocker Hannah Cocker ... Shahla (11yo)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

to love, sometimes we must risk everything.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Sgt Carl Allen's rank stripes on his left epaulet are backward when he visits the farm. See more »

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Features 100 Hours (2002) See more »

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Anthem
Written by Leonard Cohen
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
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A migrant mystery romance.
6 September 2017 | by Takeshi-KSee 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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Country:

Australia

Language:

English | Dari

Release Date:

19 June 2008 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Céu Inacabado See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$748,376
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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