Children of the Revolution

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Release Date: May 01, 1997Running Time: 102 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $830,608.00
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Period


Judy Davis

Sam Neill

Richard Roxburgh

Rachel Griffiths

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Australia is only moments away from civil war late in 1989 as one man, Joe Welch, has paralyzed the government, leaving the country in a state of total panic. Years earlier, in 1949, Joe's mother Joan Fraser dreamt of nothing but a worker's revolution; a communist revolution. She deemed the Australian government's campaign against communism as a declaration of war. She demonstrated and picketed and preached the virtues of Joseph Stalin. At night she lovingly composed letters to the great Soviet leader, extolling his brilliance and vowing to be, forever, his faithful servant; Stalin's Australian voice. Joan's efforts did not go unnoticed by Stalin. In fact, he invited her to the Kremlin to me... Full Summary >>