Diane Cilento was an Australian actress and author, best known for her role as ‘Molly Seagrim’ in the 1963 film ‘Tom Jones.’ She earned an ‘Academy Award’ nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her role in the film. She decided to be an actress very early in life, and started working as a stage artist, before she was signed by Sir Alexander Korda for a five-year acting contract. Her first leading role came in the British film ‘Passage Home,’ in 1955. In 1956, she earned a ‘Tony Award’ nomination for her role as ‘Helen of Troy’ in the stage drama ‘Tiger at the Gates.’ Some of her popular films include ‘The Third Secret’ (1964), ‘You Only Live Twice’ (1967), ‘Hombre’ (1967), ‘The Wicker Man’ (1973), ‘Duet for Four’ (1982), and ‘The Boy Who Had Everything’ (1985). In 2001, Cilento was awarded ‘Centenary Medal’ for ‘distinguished service to the arts.’
When businessman, Jason Root, is murdered, the only two people present at the scene are George Radcliffe and Donald Heath. Heath is found guilty on George’s testimony but when a letter with a blackmail threat from one Jeremy Gray turns up accusing George of the crime, his wife Martha takes it upon herself to find the truth.
The movie is set in future when earth is heavily populated and smog filled. The Government adopts a policy of Z.P.G - zero population growth – and issues a ban on pregnancies for the next three decades. Violators of the law face death penalty. Despite this, a couple, dissatisfied with robot baby, decides to go ahead and have a real child.