A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

Season 1

DVD - 2015
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Set in rural Australia in the years following World War II, this beautifully acted, sharply written series follows the fortunes of a woman returning home after spending two decades abroad.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2015]
ISBN: 9781621723318
1621723313
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (591 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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JackandPearl
Sep 25, 2017

Well acted, good plots and sub-plots. My husband reluctantly watched it with me and loved it. The period music, cars and fashions really add to the story. Lots of conflict created by the clash of class, gender identity, religion, ethnicity. My only quibble is that the Machiavellian Aunt Reggie is over-acted.

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mjayh
Feb 12, 2017

If you like soap, it just doesn't get any sudsier than this.

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cmarie20
Jan 29, 2017

What a story! Compelling real life stuff that actually happened - beautifully done

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lgraf
Jan 03, 2017

What an incredible series! We're addicted!!! Can't wait to watch Season 2 on DVD!

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katorric
Aug 03, 2016

I so enjoyed this whole series. I hope it continues. I was engaged with every character.

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Nooksack20
Jun 17, 2016

Just complete season one. Interesting story line(s) with multiple characters dealing with a multitude of issues. The morays of the 1950's are clearly present, far different from todays. The cast does a commendable job and the settings are fantastic rather than so many of these series where there is endless dialogue shot in a single room. I highly recommend it.

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copperscroll
Apr 14, 2016

A 50's period drama not without humor and much conundrum! Characters are well developed. Each character has endearing qualities or strengths to empathize with...even the utterly nasty.

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MartyMiller
Apr 04, 2016

I loved this series after only a few episodes, looking forward to more seasons. Marta Dusseldorp does a great job as Sarah Adams. Great story, cast and cinematography.

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daysleeper236
Feb 08, 2016

A fantastic period drama on par with Downton Abbey and Call the Midwife. Love it.

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jerrybol
Dec 24, 2015

What pbs station? Cannot find it on the schedule at either Detroit pbs or Watertown pbs for Dec 26

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