Set against the tumultuous backdrop northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, Lady Sarah Ashley an English aristocrat inherits a vast cattle station and wishes to sell it.
However, serious complications emerge when English cattle barons plot to take her land, and she is forced to team up with Drover, a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier. Will they succeed in this seemingly insurmountable task? How will the relationship between Lady Sarah and Drover evolve?
Did you know?
Nicole Kidman revealed that she agreed to star in the film without reading the script. Hugh Jackman stated in an interview for 60 Minutes (1979), which aired on Sunday the 16th of October 2008, that Nicole told Hugh he had to be in the movie at a Super Bowl party, and when Hugh told her he didn't even have a script Nicole told him to forget the script, because Baz Luhrmann was directing. Read More