Luke's Kingdom - TV Mini Series - DVD

Luke's Kingdom - TV Mini Series - DVD


Terrific Australian 13 part mini-series
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ISBN: DVLKFormat: PAL DVDStarring: Elizabeth Crosby, Helen Morse, James Condon, John Meillon, Oliver TobiasRunning Time: 676 minsCountry of Origin: AustraliaDirector: Hugh DavidYear Published: 1976DVD Region: Region 4 (Aust)
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Product Overview

This comprehensive 13 part miniseries is based on the novel "Pages from a Squatter's Diary" by E.V. Timms, Luke's Kingdom is a dramatic exploration of early Australian settlement and the tremendous hardships that helped to shape the nation.

In 1829, following the tragic death of his wife, Jason Firbeck takes his three children from Yorkshire, England to Australia to begin a new life. Driven by the promise of land, his is a bold decision to travel such a long way with his family. But discovering his land to be already settled by other people, the family becomes stranded and dislocated, facing all manner of obstacles in order to survive in their challenging new country.

In the great tradition of landmark TV presentations such as Against The Wind and Kings in Grass Castles, featuring Helen Morse, Oliver Tobias, John Meillon, Gerard Maguire and Tony Barry, with episodes directed by the likes of Peter Weir and Ken Hannam, Luke's Kingdom illuminates the settler's experience and the squatter's plight with raw integrity and authenticity.

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