The Sundowners


The Sundowners

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Paddy Carmody (Robert Mitchum) is an Irish-Australian who promises wife Ida (Deborah Kerr) he will quit his free wheeling ways and settle down. He takes a job as a shearer on a sheep farm to save money for a down payment on a farm of their own. Domestic trouble begins when he gambles away the family's money in an effort to get rich quick.


Critic Reviews for The Sundowners

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Audience Reviews for The Sundowners

  • Apr 22, 2014
    It goes to prove that you may have Mitchum, Kerr and Ustinov and still not have a great film. This "Australian western" is dull at times and without enough redeeming qualities.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • Nov 29, 2008
    ustinov and mitchum in some family viewing morality trip. despite that it's very watchable
    Sanity Assassin ! Super Reviewer
  • Apr 29, 2008
    Beautiful scenery and good performances but entirely to long.
    jay n Super Reviewer

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