For Love Alone (1986)

For Love Alone




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Christina Stead's novel For Love Alone was a best-seller in Australia, but remains essentially unknown to the outside world. The same can be said for this 1986 film version, likewise a homegrown Australian product. Set in the 1930s, the film stars Helen Buhay as a starry-eyed young girl chafing under the oppressive attitudes of society in general and her father in particular. She kicks over the traces to enter into a romance with college Latin professor Hugo Weaving. Still not realizing that … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
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as Teresa Hawkins

as James Quick

as Jonathan Crow

as Andrew Hawkins

as Miss Haviland

as Aunt Bea

as Leo Hawkins

as Lance Hawkins

as Leo's Girlfriend

as Aunt Di

as Landlady

as 1st Teacher

as English Barmaid
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