Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to...
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Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her friends and her family fight out their battle against a lively historical backdrop - Irelands 1798 Rebellion. Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion.Written by
The external shots of Sydney Town and other colonial homes were filmed at the Old Sydney Town tourist attraction at Somersby NSW. Old Sydney Town closed in 2003 after 28 years of operation and was favourably visited by many schools when studying Australia's pioneer and convict settlement times. See more »
Even though Mary has been in NSW for nearly 7 years, the Wiltshire children she is governess for, only age once (by a few years), when Mary has nearly served her 7 year conviction. See more »
The Australian mini-series "Against the Wind" was by far one of the best I have ever seen on television. Like others, I would love to see this true and heart-warming story repeated which it hasn't been for years. Since a video was not released, perhaps PBS can be urged to re-run it.
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