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Australia

Year
Genre
Personal Score
Public Score
   6.3 / 10 (689 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
165 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Bazmark Films,
Ingenious Film Partners,
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation,
Dune Entertainment III,
ScreenWest
Budget
$130,000,000
Revenue
$49,554,002
Release Date
November 18, 2008
Director
Baz Luhrmann
Producers
Baz Luhrmann,
Catherine Martin,
Catherine Knapman,
G. Mac Brown,
Paul Watters
Writers
Stuart Beattie,
Ronald Harwood,
Baz Luhrmann,
Baz Luhrmann (story),
Richard Flanagan

Summary

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
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