"Against the Wind" 1978

Synopsis:

Against the Wind was a 1978 Australian television mini-series. It is a historical drama portraying both the British rule of Ireland, and the development of New South Wales and Australia. The producers were Bronwyn Binns, Ian Jones and Henry Crawford. The directors were George T. Miller and Simon Wincer. The scriptwriters were Bronwyn Binns, Ian Jones, Peter Kinlock, Tony Morphett, Paul Davies and Cliff Green. Jon English won the Logie Award in 1979 for "Best new talent" for his role in the miniseries as "Jonathan Garrett". The complete series is now available on DVD in Australia, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands in PAL format. It is also available in North American format.

Directed by: George T. Miller & Simon Wincer
Written by: Tony Morphett & Peter A. Kinloch & Ian Jones & Bronwyn Binns & Paul Davies & Cliff Green & Tom Hegarty
Cast:
Jon English
Jon English
Jonathan Garrett 
Jon English
Jon English
Jonathan Garrett 
Hu Pryce
Hu Pryce
Jonas Pike 
Gerard Kennedy
Gerard Kennedy
Dinny O'Byrne 
Julia Blake
Julia Blake
Cook 
Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown
Michael Connor