Australian Screen

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The Leaving of Liverpool (1992)

Lily and Bert are transported from an orphanage in England to Australia, where their childhoods are stolen from them in so-called 'centres of care’.

Length: 205 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 4 x 3 (TV)
Original classification rating: M

Production company:


Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Education Resources:

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