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Place to Call Home, A

Place to Call Home, A(1987)

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A movie based on a true story, about a Houston housewife who moves with her eleven children from urban America to a remote Australian sheep ranch. Liz and Sam Gavin, parents of 13 children, both their own and adopted, become concerned with all the negative facets of big-city America, and decide to r

However, business commitments keep Sam temporarily held up in Houston, and Liz finds herself having to face problems both with the ranch, and with her children, by herself.

Cast & Crew

Russ Mayberry Director
Linda Lavin Liz Gavin
Lane Smith Sam Gavin
Lori Loughlin Jenny Gavin
Skye Bassett Sharon Gavin
Patricia Patts Sarah Gavin
Ricardo Alzaga Matt Gavin
Philip J Amelio Patrick Gavin
Bessie Anne Collins Bridget Gavin
Kenny Harrison Owen Gavin
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1987 Production Date: 
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  • Original

    Barbara E Johnson 2017-03-27

    The original full movie was shown on either Showtime or HBO, can't remember, for one month. The word at that time was that would be the only showing... MORE>

  • A Place To Call Home

    Vicky Williams 2010-04-19

    A real good family movie. We enjoyed very much. I would buy it if I could find it. And I would like to find it. Thanks. MORE>

  • One of the Best TV Movies

    Lawrence W Stephens 2008-07-10

    Most TV movies are a one shot affair. You watch them because there is nothing else on or there is a TV star you like. This is why I watched it with my... MORE>