Two flawed families, each scarred by catastrophe, find a home for their hearts in this acclaimed Australian miniseries. Adapted by Tim Winton from his award-winning novel, set around Perth from 1943-63, it's gripping, poignant, and gorgeous. The Lambs are hardworking and God-fearing, the Pickles are luckless and derelict, yet they find common ground beneath the same roof. Exquisitely filmed with an outstanding ensemble cast led by Kerry Fox (An Angel at My Table), Cloudstreet is "a triumph" - Australian. 6 hrs plus bonus, 3 DVDs, SDH. Mature audiences.
The Lambs' young son, Fish, is brain damaged after nearly drowning. Miles away, in a life-changing moment, Sam Pickles loses the fingers of his right hand. Hoping to start again, both families move into a big, boarded
- Behind-the-scenes segments including Adapting an Australian Classic, About the Characters, Creating the World of Cloudstreet, About Fish, From Novel to Script to Screen, Creating the Magic, Creating the
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 365 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 3
Color or B&W: Color