Tomorrow When the War Began

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"Where were you when everything changed?"
  • R
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 6.1  (31,946)
  • 54

Tomorrow When the War Began is a 2010 Australian action-adventure film directed by Stuart Beattie and based on John Marsden's novel of the same name. The movie stars Caitlin Stasey as Ellie Linton, Rachel Hurd-Wood as Corrie Mackenzie, Lincoln Lewis as Kevin Holmes, Deniz Akdeniz as Homer Yannos, Phoebe Tonkin as Fiona Maxwell, Chris Pang as Lee Takkam and Ashleigh Cummings as Robyn Mathers.

The movie is set in a small, fictional rural town called Wirrawee in northern Australia, where seven teenagers – Ellie, Corrie, Kevin, Homer, Fiona, Lee and Robyn – go on a camping trip to a secluded valley. Upon returning to town, they discover that their families and friends have disappeared and that the town has been occupied by an invading foreign army. Unable to leave the town, the group decides to fight back by launching guerrilla attacks against the enemy soldiers.

As the teens struggle to survive in a war zone, they face numerous challenges and dangers including avoiding detection, obtaining food and supplies, and dealing with injuries and deaths. They also confront personal problems, such as romantic relationships, jealousy, and conflicting ideologies about killing.

Throughout the film, the group experiences many intense action scenes, including shootouts, explosions, and ambushes. As the war intensifies, the teens find themselves in increasingly precarious situations and must learn to rely on each other to stay alive.

The movie portrays the raw emotions of the characters, particularly Ellie, who acts as the main protagonist. The audience follows her journey from a carefree teenage girl to a tough leader, who must make difficult decisions that affect the survival of the group. The movie also explores the themes of loyalty, friendship, and sacrifice, as the teenagers fight not just for their own survival but for the liberation of their country.

The cinematography of the film is stunning, with picturesque landscapes of rural Australia, juxtaposed with the harsh realities of war. The music score by Johnny Klimek is also impactful, adding to the emotional intensity of the scenes.

Overall, Tomorrow When the War Began is a thrilling and emotionally charged film that showcases the resilience and courage of teenage characters faced with overwhelming adversity. The movie caters to a wide audience, including fans of action, drama, and young adult fiction. It is a must-watch for those who are seeking an engaging and thought-provoking movie that explores the human psyche in times of war.

Tomorrow When the War Began is a 2012 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 54.

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    6.1  (31,946)
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