Changi (2001)

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Changi follows the story of six young Australian mates who go to war. They land in Singapore in 1942, just in time for the surrender. They are marched off to Changi prison camp along with ... See full summary »

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 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
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Scott Youll ...
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Lawrence Puang ...
 Guard (5 episodes, 2001)
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 Lofty Morgan (4 episodes, 2001)
Ian Bolt ...
 Father Paul (3 episodes, 2001)
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
 Older David Collins (2 episodes, 2001)
Frank Wilson ...
 Older Gordon (2 episodes, 2001)
Terry Norris ...
 Older Bill / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Slim DeGrey ...
 Older Curley / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Bill Kerr ...
 Older Eddie (2 episodes, 2001)
Ishihara Tatsumi ...
 Captain Shindo (2 episodes, 2001)
Andrew James Mead ...
 Captain Lovegrove (2 episodes, 2001)
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Changi follows the story of six young Australian mates who go to war. They land in Singapore in 1942, just in time for the surrender. They are marched off to Changi prison camp along with 15,000 others. Together, the six boys struggle to survive three and a half years of incarceration. Written by Aubrey Leong

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A total of 53 sets and locations had to be made and dressed including the prison barracks and a Malayan jungle. Just finding a site big enough to hold the main set of three 8 meter high buildings, which could pass for Singapore was laborious. See more »

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Lieutenant Aso: Japan has won the war. Japan has won!
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Fresh and entertaining treatment of a sensitive subject.
27 October 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Changi has a delightfully fresh script, acted superbly by both young and old actors alike. John Doyle has done an excellent job bringing humour to a tragic true story, keeping a sometimes sad story fun and engrossing, particularly to those of us not familiar with the events of South East Asia during WW2.

John Doyle's parallel story line successfully bridges the gap between past and present, allowing the audience insight into the long-term effect war had on the prisoners and their family's lives as well as providing the basis for an excellent narrative which nicely rounds out the tales, both individual and collective. Doyle deserves praise for this effort. We have in the past been delighted by his abundant and quick-witted humour as evidenced in his long running collaboration with Greg Pickhaver as `Roy & H.G.'

As the series is approaching half way, we are looking forward to how the story develops with anticipation.


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