A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
|杰克·汤普森 (Jack Thompson)||饰||Robert O'Hara Burke|
|Nigel Havers||饰||William John Wills|
|格列塔·斯卡奇 (Greta Scacchi)||饰||Julia Matthews|
|Matthew Fargher||饰||John King|
|拉尔夫·科特里尔 (Ralph Cotterill)||饰||Charley Gray|
They dared to challenge the unknown...
The journey of a lifetime
They dared to challenge the unknown. They were the first. They crossed the Australian continent from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
- 声音混合： Dolby
- 纵横比：2.35 : 1
|出品公司||Australian Film Investment|
|Michael Edgley International (presents)|
|The Australian Film Commission (made with the assistance of)|
|发行公司||Hemdale Releasing (1986) (Theatrical) (United States)|
|Charter Entertainment (1987) (VHS) (United States)|
|RCA/Columbia-Hoyts Home Video (1986) (Video) (Australia)|
|Hoyts Distribution (1985) (Theatrical) (Australia)|
- With a budget of around $9.3 million (Australian dollars) the picture was at the tine the most expensive Australian film ever to be produced.
- American star 查尔顿·赫斯顿 was considered to play one of the two leading roles, that of Robert O'Hara Burke, but this part in the end was cast with Australian actor 杰克·汤普森.
- Personnel who worked on both 1985 movies, the drama Burke & Wills (1985) and the comedy Wills & Burke (1985), included three actors: Chris Haywood, Roderick Williams and Peter Collingwood.