About

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.

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Directed by

Phillip Noyce

Written by

Doris Pilkington (Novel)
Christine Olsen (Screenplay)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

Australia

Language

English

Tagline

Follow Your Heart, Follow The Fence

Cast

Keywords

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