The rugged Victorian Highlands provide the backdrop for one of the quintessential Australian westerns.
After his father dies at the hands (or hooves) of a herd of wild brumbies, 18-year-old Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) quickly discovers that his inherited property, in the highlands near the Snowy River, is in financial strife. To prove himself, he heads downhill to a nearby cattle station to take on work as a jackaroo.
“More than just an Aussie horse opera, this film employs stunning scenery, technical flair and Kirk Douglas in two roles in its pursuit of an uplifting conclusion.” The Guardian
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