Father Ralph de Bricassart in 'The Thorn Birds' Ralph ( Richard Chamberlain) wants to be the perfect priest. Meggie (Rachel Ward) wants Ralph to be the perfect man. Can the two coexist? Of course not! They have a son, who dies, and can only be together when Ralph's dying, literally, of a broken heart.
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