A Fortunate Life

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A Fortunate Life

1985

At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn-to-dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours...

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Directors
Henri Safran, Marcus Cole
Features
Bill Hunter, Martin Vaughan

In This Series

Part I: Starting Out (1897-1905)
Part I: Starting Out (1897-1905)
Part II: Bush Schooling (1905-1908)
Part II: Bush Schooling (1905-1908)
Part III: Journey (1908-1914)
Part III: Journey (1908-1914)
Part IV: Providence
Part IV: Providence