We of the Never Never
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We of the Never Never
Even today, the Australian outback (the never-never of the title) is a daunting place to be left alone. In 1901, it was even more rugged and wild. In this artful drama, Jeannie Gunn (Angela Punch McGregor), a very genteel and citified Victorian-era newlywed, joins her husband in the Northern Territory to help manage a station ("station" is Aussie for "a large ranch"). There she gradually sheds her prim ways and, thanks to her friendship with the local Aborigines, becomes a representative of an entirely new class, sometimes called "Australian outback women." In… More

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"Overlong and dullish outdated pioneering movie about life on an isolated Australian outback cattle station (large ranch) in the early 1900s."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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