Tomorrow, When The War Began is an Australian film based on the book written by John Marsden. It is the first novel of the seven series. This action/adventure film is written and directed by Stuart Beattie who was inspired by the riveting story of the series. According to Beattie, his inspiration for the movie Tomorrow, When The War Began has been a long journey. He made sure that they were true to the story that came from the book and that they worked around it. Quoting from an interview, Beattie said: I kept a copy of the book on set with me every day as well and never let anyone in the cast or crew forget that that was what we were all working towards. This book after all is a greatly loved series that most Australians enjoy and Beattie hopes to give fans a whole new experience by watching it on the big screen.
Tomorrow, When The War Began revolves around the story of a young girl named Ellie Linton played by Caitlin Stasey. She lives in an Australian coastal town called Wirawee, she starts by telling the story of how the war started in their simple town and what they must do to survive. Ellie is joined by her other high school friends who must now work together to liberate their home from invaders that were called “The Coalition Nations”. At a young age where they should be enjoying their lives, they are faced with a difficult task in order to survive and help their people gain freedom in their own land. Tomorrow, When The War Began is an upcoming movie that will have your pulse racing for 2 hours. It has a limited release this February 24th 2012.
Tomorrow, When the War Began is directed and written by Stuart Beattie. The cast of this movie consists of Caitlin Stasey (the main protagonist of the film, Ellie Linton), Rachel Hurd-Wood (Ellie’s best friend, Corrie McKenzie), Lincoln Lewis and Deniz Akdeniz. Tomorrow, When The War Began is produced by Ambience Entertainment and Omnilab Media. This film is also rated R due to violence in the movie. Parents are advised to guide their children accordingly when it comes to viewing this film. Tomorrow, When The War Began is a hard hitting film that will surely bring the appropriate audiences at the edge of their seats.
Tomorrow, When The War Began was first released in Australia and Switzerland on September 26th 2010. Since then it has received reviews and has been a film that was anticipated by movie fans all over the world. According to Rotten Tomatoes: While the script isn’t amazing and the story’s race issues linger, this adaptation of John Marsden’s book is an exciting, action-heavy adventure that should please fans of the series. Aside from this critical review, Mike McGranagham also shared his opinion regarding this action packed film. In his review, he stated: This is a movie that packs in a lot of very cool action while still addressing its themes intelligently. It’s one to seek out. There are different reviews when it comes to Tomorrow, When The War Began but one thing is for sure, people will need to see it to experience it.