Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy.

  • When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight.


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  • 8 friends go camping in a place called Hell... a place not many people have ever found. Ellie and her friends find it, perfectly hidden from view. When the trip is over and they return home, they discover everyone gone and homes empty of people.

    Something horrible has happened while they were in Hell. It doesn't take long for them to realize that their country has been invaded.

    Ellie and her friends are now in a state of panic. Do they go back to Hell and stay hidden? Do they wait for the army to come find them? Do they go and help rescue their families?

    How much courage could you muster if your entire family had been taken and how far would you go to free them?

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