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A Place to Call Home 

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Series (2013–2018)
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A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Marta Dusseldorp ...  Sarah Adams / ... 67 episodes, 2013-2018
Noni Hazlehurst ...  Elizabeth Bligh / ... 67 episodes, 2013-2018
Brett Climo ...  George Bligh 67 episodes, 2013-2018
Craig Hall ...  Jack Duncan 67 episodes, 2013-2018
Abby Earl ...  Anna Bligh 67 episodes, 2013-2018
Frankie J. Holden Frankie J. Holden ...  Roy Briggs 66 episodes, 2013-2018
Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood ...  Olivia Bligh / ... 61 episodes, 2013-2018
Sara Wiseman ...  Carolyn Bligh 59 episodes, 2013-2018
Deborah Kennedy ...  Doris Collins 59 episodes, 2013-2018
David Berry ...  James Bligh 56 episodes, 2013-2018
Jenni Baird ...  Regina Standish / ... 46 episodes, 2013-2017
Aldo Mignone ...  Gino Poletti 45 episodes, 2013-2016
Tim Draxl ...  Henry Fox / ... 40 episodes, 2015-2018
Mark Lee ...  Sir Richard Bennett 28 episodes, 2015-2017
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Storyline

1953. After 20 years living in Europe, Sarah Adams returns to Australia. While working as a nurse on the ocean voyage home, Sarah meets the influential and wealthy Bligh family and discovers a scandalous family secret. In Sydney, Sarah finds her estranged mother still unwilling to forgive her perceived "sin" of converting to Judaism. With no other prospects, Sarah takes up George Bligh's offer of a job in the Inverness hospital, much to the disapproval of George's overbearing mother, Elizabeth. Written by L. Hamre

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Production Co:

Seven Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The series was cancelled by the Seven Network after the second season. In late 2014, Foxtel chief Brian Walsh decided to revive the show for Foxtel channel SoHo, after receiving a phone call from his sister, who voiced her anger at the show's cancellation. See more »

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Excellent Series
30 April 2015 | by rfarthingfSee all my reviews

This Australian series has an excellent story line, cast, and location. It is just a beautiful story with just enough suspense to keep you wanting more. I am of the age that I lived through these times and prejudices and can truly relate. The 50s were a beautiful and unique postwar period for the entire world. I praise the actors for their ability to draw you into the story and to stir personal emotions. Noni Hazelhurst, as Elizabeth Bligh, is amazing in her portrayal of the matriarch, with her unsuccessful attempts at controlling her family. I have three more episodes to watch and am saddened there aren't more. I like the mid-century staging and costumes. Bravo, and very well done! Thank you.


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