Australia (B)

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Directed by BazLuhrmann

(MoulinRouge!, Strictly Ballroom)

 

Written by StuartBeattie, Baz Lurmann, Ronald Harwood, & Richard Flanagan

(MoulinRouge et al)

 

Starring:

NICOLE KIDMAN

(MoulinRouge, The Hours)

HUGH JACKMAN

(X-Men,Kate and Leopold)

BRYAN BROWN

(F/X,Cocktail)

DAVID WENHAM

(Lordof the Rings: Two Towers & Return of the King)

JACK THOMPSON

(StarWars Ep. II: Attack if the Clones, Leatherheads)

& BRANDON WALTERS

(FeatureDebut)

 

SYNOPSIS:

"Australia" is an epic and romantic action adventure, set in thatcountry on the explosive brink of World War II. In it, an English aristocrat(Nicole Kidman) travels to the faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewnlocal (Hugh Jackman) and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save theland she inherited. Together, they embark upon a transforming journey acrosshundreds of miles of the world's most beautiful yet unforgiving terrain, onlyto still face the bombing of the city of Darwin by the Japaneseforces that attacked Pearl Harbor. With his new film, Luhrmann is painting on a vast canvas,creating a cinematic experience that brings together romance, drama, adventureand spectacle.

 

AUSTRALIA is similar to:

OUT OF AFRICA (1985)
GONE WITH THE WIND 1939)

PEARL HARBOR (2001)

LEGENDS OF THE FALL (1994)

THE ENGLISH PATIENT (1996)

 

Rated PG-13

165 min

 

OFFICIAL SITE: australiamovie.com

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