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For the Term of His Natural Life (1983–1983)

TV Mini-series | 520 min | Adventure, Drama

In 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch. He's transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) where he suffers under the enmity of Lt. Frere while falling in love with Sylvia, ...See moreIn 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch. He's transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) where he suffers under the enmity of Lt. Frere while falling in love with Sylvia, the Warden's daughter. Meanwhile, back in England, an imposter lays claim to the young man's inheritance. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis See less
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Updated May 23, 1983

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1983 (Australia)

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29 cast members
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Anthony Perkins
Rev James North Rev James North   See fewer
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Patrick Macnee
Major Vickers Major Vickers   See fewer
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Samantha Eggar
Mrs. Vickers Mrs. Vickers   See fewer
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Diane Cilento
Lady Elinor Devine Lady Elinor Devine   See fewer
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Rod Mullinar
Lt. Maurice Frere Lt. Maurice Frere   See fewer
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Robert Coleby
John Rex John Rex   See fewer
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Penelope Stewart
Sylvia Vickers Sylvia Vickers   See fewer
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Colin Friels
Richard Devine / Rufus Dawes Richard Devine / Rufus Dawes   See fewer
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Jeremy Coote
Frank Edgely Frank Edgely   See fewer
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John Dick
Francis Wade Francis Wade   See fewer
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Patrick Frost
Collins Collins   See fewer
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Damon Herriman
Blinker Blinker   See fewer
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Drummond Jewitt
Sailor Johnson Sailor Johnson   See fewer
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David Jobling
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Jonathon Leigh
Randolph Randolph   See fewer
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Barry Lovett
Captain Blunt Captain Blunt   See fewer
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Stephen Marney
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Glynn Nicholas
Kirkland Kirkland   See fewer
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Henry Salter
Troke, prison warder Troke, prison warder   See fewer
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Ron Parry
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Huw Christie Williams
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7.7 / 10 | 167 votes