Time is running out for a brilliant English lawyer (Timothy Dalton) and young American football player (Anthony Edwards). Terminally ill and hospitalized, they decide to slug it out with fate by forming a two-man escape committee.
Based on the true story of how an amateur soccer team from the small mining town of West Auckland in the North East of England, were chosen to represent Great Britain in the first World Cup Trophy competition in Turin Italy in 1910.
An American con artist escapes to the Australian outback to hide from a mob, but he soon finds himself kidnapped by a man hungry young woman who leads him to a bizarre community hidden in the outback. Hilariously entertaining.