With its epic love story, breathtaking adventure and spectacular scenery as big and beautiful as the country for which it's named, Australia might just make you want to jump on a plane and head Down Under. The film is set in the vast, untamed outback during World War II, leading up to the Japanese bombing of Darwin, Australia.
Oprah says Australia made her laugh, cry and sit on the edge of her seat. "It literally swept me off my feet," she says. "You just don't get to see movies like this anymore."
The Oprah Show set has been staged to make its stars feel right at home, set as a replica of the '30s cattle station in the outback where parts of Australia took place.