The Sundowners

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Sprawling family saga set in the Australian wilderness of the '20s finds Kerr, Mitchum and his old shipmate Ustinov hoping to make a new life for themselves from the proceeds of a lengthy cross-country sheep-drive. Zinnemann's customary care for detail pays occasional dividends, but the film goes on rather too long. Sturdy performances and location work. Isobel Lennart wrote the script from a novel by Jon Cleary.

By: TJ

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Duration: 124 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Screenwriter: Isobel Lennart
Cast: Deborah Kerr
Robert Mitchum
Peter Ustinov
Glynis Johns
Chips Rafferty
Dina Merrill
John Meillon
Ronald Fraser
Mervyn Johns
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