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?
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Russell Crowe was attached as the lead during pre-production. 20th Century Fox executives wanted to reduce Crowe's salary considerably, in order to appease the film's budget. This decision compelled him to ultimately leave the project. Read More