Portraying Peril: Adaptation and the ABC’s Tomorrow When the War Began

There is a timeless quality to John Marsden’s young adult (YA) novel Tomorrow, When the War Began. Since its release in 1993, the book has enjoyed consistent print runs, and has been a staple of secondary school reading lists. But, unlike most other Australian novels, it has been adapted to the screen on two occasions in the small space of a few years.

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[First published in Metro Magazine: Film and Education Magazine, No. 190, 2016: 42-45]