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Against the Wind (1978–1978)

TV Mini-series | 50 min | Drama, History

Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. ...See moreMary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her friends and her family fight out their battle against a lively historical backdrop - Irelands 1798 Rebellion. Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion. Written by Avatareon See less
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Sep 12, 1978 (Australia)
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90 cast members
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Mary Larkin
Mary Garrett / Mary Mulvane Mary Garrett / Mary Mulvane   See fewer
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Kerry McGuire
Polly McNamara Polly McNamara   See fewer
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Jon English
Jonathan Garrett Jonathan Garrett   See fewer
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11
Warwick Sims
Ensign Maurice Greville / Lieutenant Maurice Greville Ensign Maurice Greville / Lieutenant Maurice Greville   See fewer
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11
Frank Gallacher
Will Price Will Price   See fewer
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Frederick Parslow
Captain Charles Wiltshire Captain Charles Wiltshire   See fewer
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7
Gerard Kennedy
Dinny O'Byrne Dinny O'Byrne   See fewer
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7
Hu Pryce
Jonas Pike Jonas Pike   See fewer
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6
Lynn Rainbow
Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire   See fewer
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Don Barker
Captain Abbott Captain Abbott   See fewer
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4
Terry Gill
Redcoat Sergeant Redcoat Sergeant   See fewer
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Nick Waters
Dragoon / Sailor / Trooper Andlesack Dragoon / Sailor / Trooper Andlesack   See fewer
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Don Barkham
Major Johnston Major Johnston   See fewer
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Tommy Dysart
Settler / Drunken Rebel / Travers Settler / Drunken Rebel / Travers   See fewer
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Frank Hamilton
Egan / Trader Egan / Trader   See fewer
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Ernie Bourne
Surgeon Beyer Surgeon Beyer   See fewer
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David Cameron
Liam Johnston Liam Johnston   See fewer
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Tim Elliott
Captain Dennott Captain Dennott   See fewer
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Stewart Faichney
Mr. Ricketts Mr. Ricketts   See fewer
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Norman Hodges
Sentry Bates Sentry Bates   See fewer
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Roger Oakley
Father Dixon Father Dixon   See fewer
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Jerry Thomas
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Adrian Wright
Lieutenant Burne Lieutenant Burne   See fewer
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Rod Mullinar
John Macarthur John Macarthur   See fewer
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Robin Harrison
Constable / Redcoat Sergeant Constable / Redcoat Sergeant   See fewer
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John Allen
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Cash Backman
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Tom Broadbridge
Soldier / Baby's Father Soldier / Baby's Father   See fewer
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Bryan Brown
Michael Connor Michael Connor   See fewer
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Christine Calcutt
Convict Woman Convict Woman   See fewer
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Michael Carman
Redcoat Redcoat   See fewer
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Jennifer Claire
Mrs. Connor Mrs. Connor   See fewer
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Jane Clifton
Convict Woman Convict Woman   See fewer
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Syd Conabere
Paymaster Cox Paymaster Cox   See fewer
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Roslyn De Winter
Mrs. Mulvane Mrs. Mulvane   See fewer
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Wallas Eaton
Tithe Proctor Tithe Proctor   See fewer
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Patrick Edgeworth
Redcoat Sergeant Redcoat Sergeant   See fewer
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Cliff Ellen
Warder Warder   See fewer
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Anna Griffin
Elly Mulvane Elly Mulvane   See fewer
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Peter Gwynne
Francis Mulvane Francis Mulvane   See fewer
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Hamish Hughes
Brannon Brannon   See fewer
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David John
Pantryman / Traveller Pantryman / Traveller   See fewer
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Carlos Keena
Lookout Boy Lookout Boy   See fewer
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Sarah Lambert
Elizabeth Wiltshire Elizabeth Wiltshire   See fewer
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John Nash
Landlord Buchanan Landlord Buchanan   See fewer
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Jim Norton
Cunningham Cunningham   See fewer
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David Ravenswood
Samuel Marsden Samuel Marsden   See fewer
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Bill Saly
Seamus Mulvane Seamus Mulvane   See fewer
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Jeremy Shadlow
Edward Wiltshire Edward Wiltshire   See fewer
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Frank Thring
Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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Bryn Lee Stokes
Dinny Garrett Dinny Garrett   See fewer
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Vincent Ball
Governor Macquarie Governor Macquarie   See fewer
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Damen Pascoe
Dinny Garrett Dinny Garrett   See fewer
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Miss Stodart Miss Stodart   See fewer
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Thief Thief   See fewer
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Traveller Traveller   See fewer
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Prosperous Settler Prosperous Settler   See fewer
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Marcel Cugola
French Settler French Settler   See fewer
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Isaac Nichols Isaac Nichols   See fewer
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Steward Steward   See fewer
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Dragoon Dragoon   See fewer
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Marion Edward
Matron Purdy Matron Purdy   See fewer
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Howard Eynon
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Vincent Gil
Quartermaster Laycock Quartermaster Laycock   See fewer
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Jonathan Hardy
Sam Fitchett Sam Fitchett   See fewer
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Anthony Hawkins
Surgeon Balmain Surgeon Balmain   See fewer
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Chris Haywood
John Leary John Leary   See fewer
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Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Blacksmith Blacksmith   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 696 votes