Set against the scenic backdrop of pre-World War II Australia, Baz Luhrmann's romantic period advent... read moreure stars Nicole Kidman as an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch, and Hugh Jackman as the rough-and-tumble cattle driver who helps protect her property from greedy English cattle barons. As the pair attempt to herd 2,000 head of cattle hundreds of miles across the treacherous Australian outback, they are stunned to bear witness to the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces -- who just a few months prior launched a devastating attack on Pearl Harbor. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Australian, Luhrmann cast Nicole Kidman in the part! Best to ignore the flaws and wallow in an old fashioned epic.
Reviewed 13 months days ago
loved it! especially the old fashioned style and pacing of the beginning
Reviewed 4 years days ago
Game attempt at an old-fashioned romantic epic. Tongue sometimes (mildly) in cheek.