In a future, water has disappeared from the Earth, anda group of teenagers, who are livie at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth, and find an orb of special powerr. They escape from the orphanage and try to cross the wasteland looking for a place they can live free as the stormtroopers search for them and the orb.Written by
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The key speechless character, named "Bodhi", is also referred to in the film as the "Sphere of Longinus". See more »
When the group gets to Aqua Bunker through some water pipes, there is already lots of roller skate tracks on the dusty ground from previous takes. See more »
[showing her fellow Solarbabies a forbidden poetry book]
... You believe all that dog-squeeze they feed us in class? That's not the way it was. *Here's* how it used to be...
..."Thunder rolls distant across the sky, in echo to pale flashes of lightning. The vast cloudscape thickens. The scent of purest water hangs in the air to be savored, before the first large warm drops fall. Then, within seconds, the air is no more, replaced by a vertical curtain of falling water. The land drinks ...
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This one seems to be everyones pet hate for some reason, but it really doesn't deserve all that bad press. It is a more than decent sci-fi movie in Road Warrior territory. The rulers use water shortage to upress the masses but the magic ball Bodai and The Solarbabies on rollerskates take up the fight. Nice work by Lucas Haas and the beautiful Jamie Gertz, a highly underrated actress. High budget insures high productionvalues, this film both look and sounds good. 7/10
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