Guy Hamilton is an Australian journalist on his first job as a foreign correspondent in Indonesia during the 1965 coup against President Sukarno. With the help of his half-Chinese photographer, Billy Kwan, Guy becomes the hottest reporter on the story. As all of Jakarta erupts into chaos, Guy's romance with British diplomat, Jill Bryant heats up. Eventually, Guy must face a major moral dilemma as his relationship with Billy reaches a boiling point.


Peter Weir