The Shiralee DVD
Set in the Australian Outback during the 1940s and '50s, this affecting dramatic miniseries follows a traveling working man (Bryan Brown) who has been given the tough responsibility of caring for his young daughter (Rebecca Smart) while he looks foremployment. Though neither father nor daughter are prepared for the picaresque challenges to come, they find strength from supporting each other. Noni Hazlehurst, Ned Manning co-star. 190 min. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English.