A comedic thriller, set in Maralinga, South Australia, at the height of the Cold War. At a remote army base carrying out British nuclear testing, paranoia runs rife and nuclear bombs are not the only things being put to the test, as loyalty, love, and betrayal are pitted against each other.
Australia, 1956. It's the height of the Cold War, and the Menzies Government has just welcomed British atomic bomb testing at Maralinga, in outback South Australia.
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This Australian mini-series is a Porchlight Films production for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). It was financed with support from UK based Head Gear Films and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC). It was developed and produced in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). It was financed with the assistance of Kreo Films, Head Gear Films, and Metrol Technology. Major production investment and principal investment funding came from Screen Australia in association with investment from both Screen NSW (New South Wales) and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). See more