Intrigue. Romance. Revolution. It all
comes together in a documentary film which chronicles the tumultuous birth of
a new nation in East Timor through a never-before-seen perspective.Kirsty
Sword, a young Australian activist, aspired to be a documentary filmmaker,
but instead became a underground operative for the Timorese resistance in
Jakarta code named 'Ruby Blade'. Her task: to become a conduit of information
and instruction for the enigmatic leader of the resistance, Kay Rala
"Xanana" Gusmão, while he was serving life in prison for his
revolutionary activities. Through correspondence, they fell in love.Alias
Ruby Blade captures their incredible love story from this beginning to the
ultimate triumph of freedom in East Timor, demonstrating the astonishing
power of ordinary individuals to change the course of history.
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