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Far and Away


22 May 1992

2 hr 20 min

Adventure, Drama, Western, Romance

What they needed was a country big enough for their dreams.
A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple's money and they must fight off starvation in the winter, and try to keep their dream of owning land alive. Meanwhile, the woman's parents find out where she has gone and have come to America to find her and take her back.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: 3 nominations.
Budget: $60M


Ron Howard


Brian Grazer (Producer)
Ron Howard (Producer)




Tom Cruise (as Joseph Donnelly)
Nicole Kidman (as Shannon Christie)
Robert Prosky (as Daniel Christie)
Barbara Babcock (as Nora Christie)
Cyril Cusack (as Danty Duff)
Eileen Pollock (as Molly Kay)
Colm Meaney (as Kelly)
Douglas Gillison (as Dermody)
Michelle Johnson (as Grace)
Wayne Grace (as Bourke)
Niall Tóibín (as Joe)
Barry McGovern (as McGuire)
Gary Lee Davis (as Gordon)
Jared Harris (as Paddy)



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