The Thorn Birds
Winner of six Emmys®, four Golden Globes and countless nominations, The Thorn Birds is the second-highest-rated miniseries ever. With an all-star cast, this epic drama tells of the taboo desires between a beautiful woman and an ambitious priest. Spanning five decades, the seductive saga is based on Colleen McCullough's bestselling novel.
Mary Carson, the owner of a large sheep ranch, becomes enamored of parish priest Ralph de Bricassart even as he takes notice of Mary's niece Meggie Cleary. When Ralph does not return her ardor, Mary plots to influence his destiny even from the grave.
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