Against The Wind
Mary Larkin, Kerry McGuire, Jon English, Warwick Sims, Frank Gallacher, Frederick Parslow, Gerard Kennedy, Hu Pryce, Lynn Rainbow
Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to... See full summary »
- Season 1: 1. Seeds Of Fire, The (1978). In 1796 Ireland, the Mulvanes are oppressed by British laws and taxes. Daughter Mary seeks to rescue the family's impounded cow with the aid of beau, Michael Connor. Connor is killed. Mary's sentenced to be transported for 7 years.
- Season 1: 2. Wild Geese, The (1978). Mary now a convicted criminal, boards the convict ship 'Britania' for the arduous voyage to Sydney. On board she meets Polly, the boss of the female prisoners and Greville, sinister officer of the NSW Corp
- Season 1: 3. Question Of Guilt, A (1978). Mary and Polly survive the sea voyage and are assigned on their arrival in Sydney. Capt Greville still smarting at Mary's rebuke sets out to make her life as difficult as possible
- Season 1: 4. Flogging Parson, The (1978). Mary and Polly begin to settle into their various situations in the new colony. Jonathan falls afoul of the cruel overseer Pike, and pays for his slip in judgment
- Season 1: 5. An Agreement Between Officers And Others (1978). Time passes in the colony. Jonathon begins to have genuine feelings for Mary, thinking of the future he learns to read and write. Greville expands his empire and is prepared to eliminate anyone how gets in his way
- Season 1: 6. House On The Hill, A (1978).
- Season 1: 7. Tree Of Liberty, The (1978).
- Season 1: 8. When Kings Go Forth To Battle (1978).
- Season 1: 9. Farmer's Friend, The (1978).
- Season 1: 10. Matter Of Life And Death, A (1978).
- Season 1: 11. Spirit Of Enterprise, The (1978).
- Season 1: 12. Whip Hand, The (1978).
- Season 1: 13. Windfall Summer, The (1978).
50 minutes (at 25 frames per second)
DivX 5 - resolution: 640x480