A Fortunate Life - Season 1

No longer available to stream


Date Added: 7th July 2018

Date Removed: 11th September 2020

Available for: 27 months



At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn-to-dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli.


Certificate: Not Rated

Year: 1986

Duration: 4 Episodes


Director: Marcus Cole, Henri Safran

Cast: Bill Kerr, Dorothy Alison, Nikki Coghill, Bill Hunter, Ray Meagher

Studio: PBL Productions


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