"Rainbow Warrior" was the name of a real-life Greenpeace vessel, which
embarked upon a worldwide pro-ecological mission in the early 1980s.
While docked in New Zealand in 1985, the Rainbow Warior was destroyed by
a bomb, and a crew member was killed. In this dramatization, Sam Neill
and Jon Voight play two polar opposites-a hardbitten cop and a
eco-activist, respectively--who team up to track down the bomber.
Lucy Lawless plays the role of Jane Redmund, a crew member of the
A bit of trivia: Jane Redmond was the fictional character but
the role was based on
Bunny McDiarmid, a crewmember of the Rainbow Warrior. Bunny is now
still in Greenpeace but is the Executive Director of Greenpeace New
Bunny and Lucy worked together during the 2009 Greenpeace Sign On