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After training as an art teacher, Bronwyn Fackerell worked in the film industry. She married production manager Tom Binns and moved with him to Melbourne, where she met Ian Jones. Ian and Bronwyn's relationship has been called 'one of the great love stories of the Australian film industry' (Neil McDonald). They worked together on the TV series Against the Wind and on the film The Lighthorsemen and created a number of other films. Shortly after the birth of their daughter Elizabeth in 1982, Bronwyn Jones was diagnosed with cancer. She fought the disease for 20 years to bring up their daughter, and died in 2003.
form yAgainst the Wind( dir. George T. Milleret. al. )agentMelbourneAustralia:Pegasus ProductionsSeven Network,1978Z16798081978series - publisher film/TV historical fiction
In 1798, young Irish girl Mary Mulvane is convicted of stealing by the British court and sentenced to transportation to Australia. During the journey, she falls for fellow convict Jonathan Garrett, and the pair attempt to start a new life in the brutal penal colony.