Belonging Booklet Tomorrow When the War Began and Freedom Writers Diary

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Tomorrow when the war began
Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy.Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

Tomorrow when the war began originally a novel by John Marsden shows us an extreme situation that seven teenagers find themselves in. They use teamwork and the determination to rescue their home town and their families from the invading armies. The main aspect of belonging in this movie is belonging to friends, family and to a hometown. Stuart Beattie the director of tomorrow when the war began uses the storyline and characterisation to place seven teenagers in a situation that they need to depend on one another to stay alive and also to become closer to free their town. The storyline places them camping in what they call hell I sense of irony for hell is. It’s a perception that people have of it. “‘Why did people call it Hell?’ I wondered. All those cliffs and rocks, and that vegetation, it did look wild. But wild wasn’t Hell. Wild was fascinating, difficult, wonderful. No place was Hell, no place could be Hell. It’s the people calling it Hell, that’s the only thing that made it so. People just sticking names on places, so that no one could see those places properly anymore.” (Lee Takkam) is one of the biggest lines in the movie it describes what most people in the world do they place a label on something until it’s not there does they. Belonging in movie is really forced to the characters weather they realise it or not. Stuart Beattie use a flashback at the start of the movie of Ellie filming herself talking about what they as a friend had to go through and the struggles of what they had o do to survive and the realisation of what...
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