In Australia, four teenagers in the Sydney Opera House are horrified to hear the news that nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming conflagration. At the film's end, it is left uncertain whether Sydney will be hit by nuclear weapons, although the US spy facility at Pine Gap has been obliterated.
A world gone mad...
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Did You Know?
The newspaper article says Sam is missing from the USS Enterprise. The ship he is on when sailing into Sydney is the USS Marvin Shields (FF-1066), and when responding to the peace protesters is the USS Lockwood (FF-1064). See more
Nuclear bombs... if you think about it, if there was a kid in outer-space doing a science project on human-beings, he'd have to say we're all crazy.
Written by Rob Hirst
, Jim Moginie
and Peter Garrett
Performed by Midnight Oil See more