In August 1966, in a Vietnamese rubber plantation called Long Tan, 108 young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives against 2500 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers.
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
Michelle Payne's 35-year-old brother, Stevie Payne portrayed himself in this movie. Michelle Payne has dedicated her win in the 2015 Melbourne Cup to her brother. See more »
How can a horse that was winning come last?
Because he went fast at the wrong end of the race. Yep, that's the Melbourne Cup. It's an upside down race. Anyway, if you can go from first to last, no reason you can't go from last to first.
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