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The Thorn Birds, 1983

The Thorn Birds
Directed by: Daryl Duke
Written by: Colleen McCullough
Language:  English
Country:  USA, Australia
Runtime:  460 min
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The Thorn Birds can be described as bittersweet, emotional, and sentimental. The plot revolves around forbidden love, social differences, and infidelity. The main genres are drama, romance, and period. In terms of style, The Thorn Birds is a mini-series and is a melodrama. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The storytelling is slow paced. The Thorn Birds takes place in the 1920s, in the 1930s, and in the 1950s. It is based on a book. It is well suited for a girls' night.

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Based on Colleen McCullough's book, this is the Emmy-winning story of forbidden love. Over the course... more

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Language: English
Country: USA, Australia
Release date: 27 March 1983
Runtime: 460 min
Seasons: 1

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Richard Chamberlain Richard Chamberlain As Ralph de Bricassart
Rachel Ward Rachel Ward As Meggie Cleary
Barbara Stanwyck Barbara Stanwyck As Mary Carson
Jean Simmons Jean Simmons As Fiona 'Fee' Cleary
Ken Howard Ken Howard As Rainer Hartheim
Christopher Plummer Christopher Plummer As Archbishop Vittorio Contini-Verchese
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Absolutely FANTASTIC!
I absolutely loved this TV miniseries. There's just something about Richard Chamberlain in this role -- he did absolutely fantastic. He's probably my favorite character in this. That is not to say that everyone did poorly, quite the contrary,...
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