In a futuristic world a man and a woman, from opposing sides in a devastating war, meet in a deserted city. They don't share a common language and she is quite wary of her opponent, though he doesn't appear aggressive in any way. When she attempts to kill him, he goes off on his own. It's obvious that society and civilization has been destroyed and she begins to reconsider. Written by
Simple story... why say more? It nails it's premise. World War 3 kills all or most of the human race and we're viewing 2 of the survivors. The message is that the 2 warring sides should not have been at odds in the first place. Distilled down to representatives from each side, we see they have everything to come together for:
At the end they've decided to pool their resources, (she finally does), so they will survive. Simple story, expressed in the limited budget of the early 60s television landscape. We see it in 2009 as somewhat old and maybe predictable. In the early 60s, no one had seen such stuff... I give it a 10...
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