is a 1960
film that tells the story of an Australian outback
family torn between the father's desires to continue his nomadic sheep-herding ways and the wife and son's desire to settle down in one place. It stars Deborah Kerr
, Robert Mitchum
, Peter Ustinov
, Glynis Johns
, Dina Merrill
, and Michael Anderson, Jr.[?]
The movie was adapted by Isobel Lennart[?] from the novel by Jon Cleary[?]. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Deborah Kerr), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Glynis Johns), Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.
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