Australian TV TV

Alien Years, The (ABC 1988, Victoria Longley, Christopher Waltz)

alien Years

Period drama serial The Alien Years was initially set during the late 19th century when the privileged Elizabeth Patterson elopes with German immigrant Stefan Mueller. The pair start their own vineyard but later world war one threatens to tear apart their lives.

production details
Australia / ABC – Resolution / 6×60 minute episodes / Broadcast April – May 1988

Writer: Alma de Groen / Design: Graeme Gould / Costume: Patricia Forster / Producer: Alan Burke / Director: Ted Robinson

cast
VICTORIA LONGLEY as Elizabeth Patterson
CHRISTOPHER WALTZ as Stefan Mueller
JOHN HARGREAVES as William
JANE HARDERS as Edith
KIM KREJUS as Martha
TOM JENNINGS as Harry
NICK TATE as North
JONATHAN SWEET as McVeigh
JOHN ALLEN as Lucas
ALFRED BELL as Harper
KLAUS SCHULZ as Gerhardt