Changi (2001)

TV Mini-Series  |  Drama, Music, Romance
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 322 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 2 critic

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 »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 70 titles
created 23 Feb 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 20 Nov 2011
 
a list of 3896 titles
created 21 Dec 2011
 
a list of 790 titles
created 06 Oct 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 14 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Changi" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Changi (2001– )

Changi (2001– ) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Changi.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2001  
3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking
Company K (2004)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A troubled veteran of World War I named Joe Delaney struggles to write a history of the Marine company in which he served. In the nightmare of war, each man is defined by a singular moment ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clem
Stars: Ari Fliakos, Terry Serpico, Steve Cuiffo
Tenko (1981–1984)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

WWII drama follows a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women; from the bombing of Singapore to their years spent in prison camps and eventually to the end of the war where the survivors try to readjust to civilian life.

Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against ... See full summary »

Directors: Kemal Uzun, Serdar Akar, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Gürkan Uygun, Berrak Tüzünataç, Umut Kurt
My Brother Jack (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A boy looks up to his big brother, Jack, who is his hero and is someone that he is not - brave, noble and has the courage to stand up to their father. When their father returns from the ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Cameron
Stars: Matt Day, Simon Lyndon, Claudia Karvan
Haber (2008)
Short | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In 1914, Fritz Haber is Germany's greatest chemist. His Nobel prize-winning synthetic fertilizers have saved the world from mass starvation. But as World War I breaks out across Europe, ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Ragussis
Stars: Christian Berkel, Juliane Köhler, Wolf Kahler
Action | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty), and Pete, an intellectual English "new chum" (Finch). Together they serve ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chauvel
Stars: Grant Taylor, Peter Finch, Chips Rafferty
Reservoir (2013)
Drama | Mystery | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Two young American soldiers, Peter Dewey and Adam Pierce, are dispatched to a remote military post at the edge of an unforgiving desert. Their orders are to protect a pressure valve system ... See full summary »

Director: Massimilian Breeder
Stars: Tobias Segal, Marc Menchaca, Karl Miller
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1916, the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company is tunneling beneath German fortifications and bunkers to detonate massive explosive charges.

Director: Jeremy Sims
Stars: Brendan Cowell, Harrison Gilbertson, Steve Le Marquand
All the King's Men (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Mystery | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Feature-length drama about the mystery of Sandringham Company, which disappeared in action at Gallipoli in 1915. Commanded by Captain Frank Beck, their estate manager, the men advanced into... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold
Stars: David Jason, Maggie Smith, William Ash
Action | Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam.

Director: Tom Jeffrey
Stars: Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, John Jarratt
Jessica I (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Young Jessica is sent to a mental asylum by her rotten family on a false pretense. Her only chance is a down-on-his-luck boozing lawyer.

Director: Peter Andrikidis
Stars: Leeanna Walsman, Lisa Harrow, Sam Neill
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Eddie (6 episodes, 2001)
...
 Bill Dwyer (6 episodes, 2001)
...
 Gordon Yates (6 episodes, 2001)
...
 David Collins (6 episodes, 2001)
Mark Priestley ...
 John 'Curley' Foster (6 episodes, 2001)
Matthew Whittet ...
 Tom (6 episodes, 2001)
...
 Guillaume Koper (6 episodes, 2001)
Gotaro Tsunashima ...
 Lieutenant Aso (6 episodes, 2001)
Shingo Misawa ...
 Colonel Nakamura (6 episodes, 2001)
...
 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)
...
 Rowdy (6 episodes, 2001)
Ichiro Harada ...
 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
...
 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
Scott Youll ...
 Guard (6 episodes, 2001)
Lawrence Puang ...
 Guard (5 episodes, 2001)
...
 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)
Peter Carroll ...
 Doctor Hurrell / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Peter Gow ...
 Guard / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Victor Ng ...
 Guard (2 episodes, 2001)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 October 2001 (Australia)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The butterflies, which Guillaume had to eat were made by the prop maker from wafer, food coloring and marzipan. 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.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Light, time and memory
25 June 2004 | by (Seoul, Korea) – See all my reviews

I saw this drama by cable TV. Although I saw just two series, I love this drama. I'm waiting for more series will be aired by cable.

Even though it describes horrible, absurd situation in a prisoner's camp, this one shows us an indomitable spirit, warmth, friendship and humanity. They don't know whether they can survive or not, but kept their hope strongly without being discouraged by adversity.

I know this movie is not realistic like other war documentary, but I don't want to blame for it. It makes me believe the strong will of people in the most difficult situation.

'Private Bill' , especially, this episode touched deep in my heart.

I remember every scene. I always hate mathematics. But after seeing this drama, I can understand something about mathematics... Mathematics is his connection between past and present, also symbolizes eternity.

'Time, light and memory framed in a circle.'

Like other victims of war, he lost his lover by irresistible fate. I'm immersed in his time and memory as if I experienced same thing.

He experienced the great loss but he has pure passion of study.

He started his study in the camp, his joy of realize,

I believe his dedication of study sustained him.

I saw it several times, but the meaning of this film never faded. Every time I saw it, I feel same deep emotion.

* Their songs are beautiful, harmonious,

I'm sorry that I can't listen OST.


4 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Favourite Character? Weary-Spud
How many episodes are there? temple-3
Discuss Changi (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?