Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama
During the 1950s, in British-controlled Malaya, rubber-tree planters face many difficulties and dangers, including bandit attacks and nationalist guerrilla ambushes.
Opening credits: All characters in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Everything is wrong, Hugh.
Hugh Dobson: By that you mean Jim?
Liz Frazer: Have you seen him lately?
Hugh Dobson: He gave me a wave the other day.
Liz Frazer: That's all I get. That's our life in one movement.
Hugh Dobson: These are difficult times.
Liz Frazer: I know all that Hugh. I was born out here - I understand this country...
When a bus passenger is machine-gunned at close range, he turns towards the camera to reveal a spotless white shirt.
Opening credits prologue: This film is dedicated to the rubber planters of Malaya, where only the jungle is neutral, and where the planters are daily defending their rubber trees with their lives.