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Occupation (Luke Sparke, 2018) wr. Luke Sparke, Felix Williamson; Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison, Stephanie Jacobsen; Felix Williamson, Jacqueline McKenzie, Bruce Spence; scifi; released 12Jul18

Synopsis: After their small Australian country town is annihilated by an overwhelming airborne attack, a group of civilians evade capture and take refuge in the bordering forests. Avoiding detection from the invading ground troops, they set up a hidden settlement camp and soon discover the inescapable truth – they are now among the last remaining survivors of an extra-terrestrial invasion engulfing the entire planet. They must come together as a family and fight back.

Sparke also made and released Occupation: Rainfall (2020), plus the earlier Red Billabong (2016). An expensive war movie called The 34th Battalion was planned but not made.

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