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Fortunate Life, A | Classic Australian Stories


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PUBLISHED: 3rd April 2013
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At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn to dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli. Despite it all, in 1915 he finds happiness in his marriage to his wife Evelyn. This lasts nearly sixty years and carries on an inspirational tale of one man's struggle against seeminly overwhelming odds.
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  • DVD
    $30.17
PUBLISHED: 3rd April 2013
ANNOTATION:
At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn to dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli. Despite it all, in 1915 he finds happiness in his marriage to his wife Evelyn. This lasts nearly sixty years and carries on an inspirational tale of one man's struggle against seeminly overwhelming odds.

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At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn to dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli. Despite it all, in 1915 he finds happiness in his marriage to his wife Evelyn. This lasts nearly sixty years and carries on an inspirational tale of one man's struggle against seeminly overwhelming odds.

Product Details

Format
DVD
Rating
PG
Run Time
367
Publisher
Umbrella Entertainment
Region
4
Director
Henri Safran, Marcus Cole
Cast
Bill Hunter, Martin Vaughan, Dorothy Alison, Dominic Sweeney, Benedict Sweeney, Anthony Richards, Dale Randall, Bill Kerr
Classification
Occasional Low Level Violence
Year
2013
Genre
Drama, Australian, True Story
Number of Discs
2
Rating Advice
Occasional Low Level Violence
Production Year
1985
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Aspect Ratio Detail
4:3 Original Aspect Ratio
Dubbing Language
English
Primary Audio
Dolby Digital 2.0
Language
English
Producer
Bill Hughes
No Of Discs
2

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