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Australia (1989)

Australia is about Edouard Pierson, a Belgian-born wool dealer who emigrated to Australia after World War Two. The movie actual takes place in Belgium as he returns to his homeland to ... See full summary »

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Jean Gruault (scenario and dialogue), Jacques Audiard (scenario and dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fanny Ardant ... Jeanne Gauthier
Jeremy Irons ... Edouard Pierson
Tchéky Karyo ... Julien Pierson
Agnès Soral ... Agnès Deckers
Hélène Surgère ... Odette Pierson
Maxime Laloux Maxime Laloux ... François Gauthier
Patrick Bauchau ... André Gauthier
Danielle Lyttleton Danielle Lyttleton ... Saturday Pierson
Dorothy Alison ... Doreen Swanson
Bob Bradley Bob Bradley ... Peter Swanson
Peter Douglas Peter Douglas ... Hasburn
Michel Andres Michel Andres ... Membre club aviation
Denys Hawthorne Denys Hawthorne ... Mr. Frazer
Simone Barry Simone Barry ... Madame Dumoulin
Noël Baye Noël Baye ... Tony
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Australia is about Edouard Pierson, a Belgian-born wool dealer who emigrated to Australia after World War Two. The movie actual takes place in Belgium as he returns to his homeland to assist his family with their wool business. Edouard was left a single father after his girlfriend died and when he goes to Belgium he leaves behind this young girl, whom his family don't know about. He meets a beautiful woman, Jeanne, another single parent, and an intense relationship develops. Edouard's relationship with his family has its ups and downs and many secrets are revealed before the movie's conclusion ties everything together. Written by Lloyd Harris <floyd@idirect.com>

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Two souls forgotten by love, united by passion...

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Drama

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Last Film of Dorothy Alison. See more »

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Tres bon, formidable
2 April 2020 | by bevo-13678See all my reviews

What would you best name a movie set in Belgium. That's right Australia


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Country:

France | Switzerland | Belgium

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French | English

Release Date:

13 September 1989 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sehnsucht nach Australien See more »

Filming Locations:

South Australia, Australia See more »

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