BAFTA award-winning film based on Nevil Shute's best-selling novel. A group of British POW women are led through the Malayan jungle by the Japanese during World War 2. As a group they come to terms with the hardships they have to endure and are befriended by an Australian POW who dreams of returning to his home town, Alice Springs. Later made into a television mini-series. Also included is the 25 minute documentary 'A Profile of A Town Like Alice'.