novel by Nevil Shute
1.25 million USD
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International Emmy Award for Drama
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series
Bryan Brown, Helen Morse, Yuki Shimoda, Dorothy Alison, Anna Volska
Bryan Brown movies, World War II movies
A Town Like Alice is a five-hour 1981 Australian television adaptation of Nevil Shute's novel of the same name. Produced by the Seven Network, and directed by David Stevens, it was the second major adaptation of the book.
In America it was shown on PBS under the Masterpiece Theatre banner, a rare non-British production to be so aired.
A Town Like Alice (miniseries) Wikipedia
It stars Helen Morse in the lead role of Jean Paget, with Bryan Brown as Joe Harman and Scottish actor Gordon Jackson as the aging lawyer and trustee Noel Strachan.
The series won an International Emmy Award for drama in 1981 and went on to win a Logie Award in the Best Single Drama or Mini Series category at the 1982 awards with Morse, Brown and Jackson winning Logies for their performances.