Unfinished Sky

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Unfinished Sky
Unfinished Sky (2007 film).jpg
Directed byPeter Duncan
Written byPeter Duncan
Kees van der Hulst
StarringWilliam McInnes
Monic Hendrickx
David Field
Bille Brown
Release date

Unfinished Sky is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Peter Duncan and starring William McInnes, Monic Hendrickx, David Field, and Bille Brown. It is based on the 1998 Dutch film De Poolse bruid. Unfinished Sky was filmed on location in Boonah and Beaudesert.[1]


The film is a story about an Outback farmer (William McInnes) who takes in an Afghan woman (Monic Hendrickx) after she escapes from a brothel. The film takes on many themes of human trafficking and the sex trade.



The film was nominated for 10 Australian Film Institute Awards at its 2008 ceremony. It won three, including Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Monic Hendrickx) and Best Actor (William McInnes).[2]

Unfinished Sky was screened at the opening night of the 2008 Dungog Film Festival.

Box office[edit]

Unfinished Sky grossed $966,160 at the box office in Australia.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Rural Qld backdrop for film about farmer's love story". ABC News. 24 October 2006. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. ^ "AFI | AACTA | Winners & Nominees | 2000-2010 | 2008". aacta.org. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  3. ^ Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office

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