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Australia (1989)

140 min | Drama

Australia is about Edouard Pierson, a Belgian-born wool dealer who emigrated to Australia after World War Two. The movie actual takes place in Belgium as he returns to his homeland to assist his family with their wool business. Edouard was...See moreAustralia is about Edouard Pierson, a Belgian-born wool dealer who emigrated to Australia after World War Two. The movie actual takes place in Belgium as he returns to his homeland to assist his family with their wool business. Edouard was left a single father after his girlfriend died and when he goes to Belgium he leaves behind this young girl, whom his family don't know about. He meets a beautiful woman, Jeanne, another single parent, and an intense relationship develops. Edouard's relationship with his family has its ups and downs and many secrets are revealed before the movie's conclusion ties everything together. Written by Lloyd Harris See less
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Jean Gruault (scenario and dialogue) | Jacques Audiard (scenario and dialogue) | Jean-Jacques Andrien (scenario and dialogue)
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Sep 13, 1989 (France)

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Fanny Ardant
Jeanne Gauthier Jeanne Gauthier   See fewer
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Jeremy Irons
Edouard Pierson Edouard Pierson   See fewer
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Tchéky Karyo
Julien Pierson Julien Pierson   See fewer
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Agnès Soral
Agnès Deckers Agnès Deckers   See fewer
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Hélène Surgère
Odette Pierson Odette Pierson   See fewer
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Maxime Laloux
François Gauthier François Gauthier   See fewer
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Patrick Bauchau
André Gauthier André Gauthier   See fewer
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Danielle Lyttleton
Saturday Pierson Saturday Pierson   See fewer
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Dorothy Alison
Doreen Swanson Doreen Swanson   See fewer
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Bob Bradley
Peter Swanson Peter Swanson   See fewer
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Peter Douglas
Hasburn Hasburn   See fewer
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Michel Andres
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Denys Hawthorne
Mr. Frazer Mr. Frazer   See fewer
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Simone Barry
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Muriel Bottu
La femme de ménage La femme de ménage   See fewer
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John Brakenbridge
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Geoff Bryson
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Stéphane Clarteaux
Le monsieur du comité Le monsieur du comité   See fewer
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Michel Dare
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Daniel Decot
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Alain Degroot
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Serge Hutry
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Bobette Jouret
La couturière La couturière   See fewer
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Margaret Lim
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Georges Siatidis
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Pascale Tison
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Guy Velghe
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6.2 / 10 | 169 votes