Eliza Scanlen stars in this Australian series about the catastrophic bushfires that swept across the country in 2019-2020, leaving devastation in their wake.
Episodes 1 and 2
Tony Ayres, Belinda Chayko
Michael Rymer, Ana Kokkinos, Kim Mordaunt
Belinda Chayko, Tony Ayres, Andrea Denholm, Liz Watts
Belinda Chayko, Jacquelin Perske, Mirrah Foulkes, Steven McGregor, Anya Beyersdorf
Eliza Scanlen, Hunter Page-Lochard, Richard Roxburgh, Miranda Otto, Taylor Ferguson
Australia 2021. 104min
NBCUniversal Global Distribution
Volunteer firefighters Tash (Scanlen, Babyteeth) and Mott (Hunter Page-Lochard) are put in an unthinkable position on a routine call-out; a couple, played by Miranda Otto and Richard Roxburgh, are forced to flee their farm. Over six standalone episodes and featuring a terrific ensemble cast, this powerful anthology series dramatises some of the human stories behind the headlines that dominated ‘Black Summer’. These intimate dramas are portraits of resilience in the face of disaster and an urgent reminder of the real-world impact of the accelerating climate crisis. By turns terrifying and heartbreaking, this is a powerful act of commemoration.
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