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?
Brandon Walters was discovered by Baz Luhrmann, who had been searching for a young boy to play the important role of Nullah for over 12 months, through a series of nationwide radio call outs in Australia. After a series of workshops at Fox Studios Australia, Luhrmann and his team traveled to Broome and had the privilege of camping with Walter's family at 80 Mile Beach, WA. It was during this time that Luhrmann and the family decided they would take the leap and become involved in the film together. Read More