Spanning 1960 to 1972, Power Games is the true story of Australia's most iconic media dynasties. In 1960 ambitious young Rupert Murdoch takes on Sir Frank Packer in a media war that will change the world. Meanwhile, Kerry Packer fights with his brother Clyde to protect the Packer empire, and Rupert sets his sights on the UK.
The film opens during WWII as a young the child of Russian Jewish parents - negotiates the terrors of Nazi-occupied Paris. Serge Gainsbourg develops into a rising young star and unlikely womaniser who charms a married Brigitte Bardot, eventually weds Jane Birkin and fathers actress Charlotte Gainsbourg.
After a brutal childhood at the hands of the police & the subsequent death of his father, Ned Kelly is imprisoned on the trumped up charge of horse stealing. Then when a police officer assaults Ned's sister Kate, it is Ned & his mother who are charged.