Gallipoli (movie)

Gallipoli (movie)

Gallipoli is an Australian film directed by Peter Weir , released in 1981 .

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Synopsis

In May 1915, during the First World War , two Australian friends pledged to fight on the European Front alongside the Allies. They meet in Gallipoli , Turkey , and discover the horrors of war during the Battle of the Dardanelles . Troops, in particular, must deal with a limited and incompetent command which sends them knowingly to death.

Technical sheet

  • Title: Gallipoli
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Scenario: David Williamson , from a story by Peter Weir
  • Photography: Russell Boyd , assisted by John Seale (cameraman)
  • Music: Brian May
    • Additional Music: Adagio by Albinoni, Oxygen of Jean Michel Jarre , The Pearl Fishers Georges Bizet
  • Production: Patricia Lovell
  • Production Companies: The Australian Film Commission and R & R Films
  • Distribution: Paramount Pictures , Roadshow, CIC
  • Budget: AUD 2,600,000
  • Original language: English
  • Country of origin: Australia
  • Format: Colors – 2.35: 1 – Mono
  • Genre: war
  • Duration: 110 minutes
  • Release dates 1 :
 Australia :
 United States :
 France :

Distribution

  • Mel Gibson (VF: Joel Martineau ) : Frank Dunne
  • Mark Lee : Archie Hamilton
  • Bill Hunter : Major Barton
  • Bill Kerr : Jack
  • David Argue : Snowy
  • Harold Hopkins : The McCanns
  • Charles Lathalu Yunipingli : Zac
  • Heath Harris : Stockman
  • Ron Graham : Wallace Hamilton
  • Gerda Nicolson : Rose Hamilton
  • Robert Grubb : Billy
  • Tim McKenzie : Barney

See also

Related Articles

  • Battle of the Dardanelles
  • Gallipoli Peninsula
  • Australian cinema

External links

  • (en) Gallipoli [ archive ] on the Internet Movie Database
  • Gallipoli [ archive ] on Allociné

Notes and references

  1. ↑ (en) Release dates [ archive ] on the Internet Movie Database

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