On the Beach

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Armand Assante

Rachel Ward

Bryan Brown

Jacqueline McKenzie

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In 2006, a nuclear war devastastes humanity, leaving only small pockets of civilization, mostly in Australia; but radioactive fallout is drifting into the Southern Hemisphere. The story centers on a love triangle among American submarine commander Dwight Towers; Moira Davidson, an Australian woman; and her former beau, cynical scientist Julian Osborne. Towers' submarine and crew survived the war and steered the vessel into Melbourne. Towers, Osborne and Australian liaison officer Peter Holmes are assigned to a submarine mission to Alaska to determine if a radio signal from Anchorage holds any hope of survivors in the Northern Hemisphere. When the mission returns with fatal news--radioactive ... Full Summary >>