Australian Screen

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A Town Like Alice (1980)

This mini-series, based on the novel by Nevil Shute, tells an epic love story that begins in Malaya during the Japanese occupation of 1941–45.

Length: 315 minutes (3 episodes - 105 minutes each)

Original aspect ratio: 4 x 3 (TV)

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 4137