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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 Eddie (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Bill Dwyer (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Gordon Yates (6 episodes, 2001)
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 David Collins (6 episodes, 2001)
Mark Priestley ...
 John 'Curley' Foster (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Tom (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Guillaume Koper (6 episodes, 2001)
Gotaro Tsunashima ...
 Lieutenant Aso (6 episodes, 2001)
Shingo Misawa ...
 Colonel Nakamura (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Colonel Smythe (6 episodes, 2001)
William Upjohn ...
 CSM Bryson (6 episodes, 2001)
Dean Atkinson ...
 Bernie (6 episodes, 2001)
Joel McIlroy ...
 Bertie Jenkins (6 episodes, 2001)
Alan Morris ...
 James (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Rowdy (6 episodes, 2001)
Ichiro Harada ...
 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
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 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
Scott Youll ...
 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
Lawrence Puang ...
 Guard (5 episodes, 2001)
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 Lofty Morgan (4 episodes, 2001)
Ian Bolt ...
 Father Paul (3 episodes, 2001)
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 Older David Collins (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Older Gordon (2 episodes, 2001)
Terry Norris ...
 Older Bill Dwyer (2 episodes, 2001)
Slim DeGrey ...
 Older John 'Curley' Foster (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Older Eddie (2 episodes, 2001)
Ishihara Tatsumi ...
 Captain Shindo (2 episodes, 2001)
Andrew James Mead ...
 Captain Lovegrove (2 episodes, 2001)
Peter Carroll ...
 Doctor Hurrell (2 episodes, 2001)
Peter Gow ...
 Guard / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Victor Ng ...
 Guard (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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Drama | Music | Romance | War

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Two of the older cast served in WW2. Charles 'Bud' Tingwell was a fighter pilot and Slim DeGrey as a stretcher bearer. Slim DeGrey was an POW at Changi after the fall of Singapore. DeGrey wrote a book about it, recording the history of the theater group that was started inside the camp. It's called "Changi, the funny side" See more »

Quotes

[Gordon is refusing to salute.]
Colonel Smythe: I don't understand it. He won't salute?
Rowdy: No, sir.
Colonel Smythe: It's no effort, man. Up, down. Up, down. It's done. You could order him to salute.
Rowdy: With respect, sir, I think he would opt for insubordination.
Colonel Smythe: I could order you to order him to salute.
Rowdy: With respect, sir, I think I would opt for insubordination as well.
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An interesting Watch
8 July 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I didnt watch this when it aired thinking it would be boring. I was studying for exams and put the dvd on for background and was shocked. It is a clever piece that inspires all viewers. The acting is first class and production is wonderful. This is one of the greatest aussie dramas ever.


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