British embassy staffer Jill Bryant (Sigourney Weaver) tells her new lover Guy Hamilton (Mel Gibson) that a Chinese ship is en route with arms for the Indonesian Communists.
Grandma (Gwen Plumb) is woken up by cooking smells and knows intuitively that it’s her son-in-law stealing a march on her by starting the preparations for the Christmas pudding.
Sister Theopilus (Kirrily Nolan) and Sister Beatrix (Dinah Shearing), two of the teaching nuns from Roie’s old school have come on a surprise visit to see Roie.
Hughie (Martyn Sanderson), deputised by his wife to talk to Charlie (Shane Connor) about his Aboriginal origins, tries to put his concerns in terms of the children but only succeeds in alerting Cha
Billy Kwan (Linda Hunt) and Guy Hamilton (Mel Gibson) film a communist youth demonstration in the streets of Jakarta.
Australian correspondent Guy Hamilton (Mel Gibson) thinks he’s alone in his office in Jakarta, but freelance cameraman Billy Kwan (Linda Hunt) has his own key.