Australia

PhotobucketPhotobucketBaz Luhrmann’s long awaited follow up to Moulin Rouge! is a bright, bold, epic adventure with sumptuous cinematography. Lady Sarah Ashley’s life is forever changed when she travels to Australia to deal with a cattle farm that her philandering husband bought, and meets up with the rugged cattle drover assigned to help her. Meandering drama is so lavishly mounted, so cheerfully old-fashioned, one is inclined forgive its excessive length and just bask in its grandeur. Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman make an appealing couple and newcomer Brandon Walters is memorable as Nullah, a young Aboriginal boy.

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