In their attempt to make a left-wing thriller with popular appeal, Australia's Macau Collective has produced an earnest piece of agitprop that shares many of the drawbacks of Hollywood action pictures. RESISTANCE looks great and delivers the promised thrills, but it's so simple-minded as
to be instantly forgettable.
In the very near future, an unspecified nation (clearly Australia) is on the verge of collapse. In response to an economic crisis and widespread labor unrest, a state of emergency has been declared, and the military has been charged with subduing the enemy within. In the outback town of Ithaca
Plains, the region's largest employer, Ithaca Flour, h...