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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
14 October 2001 (Australia) See more »
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Plot:
Changi follows the story of six young Australian mates who go to war. They land in Singapore in 1942... See more »
Awards:
3 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Worthwhile See more (19 total) »

Cast

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Stephen Curry ... Eddie (6 episodes, 2001)

Leon Ford ... Bill Dwyer (6 episodes, 2001)

Matthew Newton ... David Collins (6 episodes, 2001)
Mark Priestley ... John 'Curley' Foster (6 episodes, 2001)
Matthew Whittet ... Tom (6 episodes, 2001)
Joel McIlroy ... Bertie Jenkins (6 episodes, 2001)
Shingo Misawa ... Colonel Nakamura (6 episodes, 2001)
Alan Morris ... James / ... (6 episodes, 2001)

Sean Taylor ... Colonel Smythe (6 episodes, 2001)
Gotaro Tsunashima ... Lieutenant Aso (6 episodes, 2001)
William Upjohn ... CSM Bryson (6 episodes, 2001)

Anthony Hayes ... Gordon Yates (5 episodes, 2001)
Dean Atkinson ... Bernie / ... (5 episodes, 2001)

Nicholas Hope ... Guillaume Koper (5 episodes, 2001)

Christopher Baker ... Lofty Morgan / ... (4 episodes, 2001)
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ... Older David Collins (3 episodes, 2001)

Masa Yamaguchi ... Guard (3 episodes, 2001)
Scott Youll ... Guard (3 episodes, 2001)
Ian Bolt ... Father Paul (2 episodes, 2001)
Peter Carroll ... Doctor Hurrell / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Ichiro Harada ... Guard (2 episodes, 2001)
Andrew James Mead ... Captain Lovegrove (2 episodes, 2001)
Ishihara Tatsumi ... Captain Shindo (2 episodes, 2001)
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Series Directed by
Kate Woods (6 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Writing credits
John Doyle (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Bill Hughes .... producer (unknown episodes)
Tim Pye .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Mario Millo (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Joseph Pickering (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Christopher Spurr (6 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Casting by
Ann Robinson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Robyn Williams (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Lorraine Verheyen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Ally Henville .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Greg Cobain .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jamie Crooks .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jason Faulkner .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Richard McGrath .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Mary-Liz Andrews .... art department coordinator (6 episodes, 2001)
Brad Diebert .... standby carpenter (6 episodes, 2001)
Andrew Harris .... set draftsman (6 episodes, 2001)
Ingrid Weir .... graphic design (6 episodes, 2001)
Robert Wood .... prop buyer / set dresser (6 episodes, 2001)

David Russell .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Nick Tory .... art department runner (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Fabian Sanjurjo .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Nicholas Wood .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Gavin Wild .... stunt performer (6 episodes, 2001)

Raelene Chapman .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
David No .... precision driver / stunt driver (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Bryant .... focus puller (6 episodes, 2001)

William Engel .... grip (unknown episodes)
Jonas Juhanson .... key grip (unknown episodes)
Matthew Temple .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
James Gormon Todd .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Dex Tallo .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Sue Masters .... commissioning editor: ABC (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Christo Curtis .... music engineer (unknown episodes)
Christopher Gordon .... conductor (unknown episodes)
Coralie Hartl .... orchestra contractor (unknown episodes)
Phillip Hartl .... concert master (unknown episodes)
Christine Woodruff .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Victoria Mielewska .... voice coach (6 episodes, 2001)

Bevan Childs .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Royce Dunn .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Zoe McElroy .... location scout (unknown episodes)
Keith Thompson .... script editor (unknown episodes)
 

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Australia:MA | Australia:M (Cable TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Set dressings were researched from photographs and WWII veterans and obtained from a variety of sources, including the ABC prop store, other Sydney prop houses, private collections, auctions, and second hand stores.See more »
Quotes:
[The Secret Nine are trying to distract a Japanese soldier.]
David:Well, let's see. We've got our English-Japanese dictionary.
Eddie:Great. Let's look up, "Hey, you, look over there." That's sure to work.
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Worthwhile, 14 June 2006
Author: shellyjames from Australia

Having had a great grandfather be captured and sent to Changi during World War two I was hesitant to watch this when it was first screened on TV. My great grandfather kept a diary whilst he was in captivity and when he died over there his mates bought it back and I have been lucky enough to read it and feel I have at least some idea of what Changi was really like, first hand.

This is a fantastic recount of what happened to those poor blokes who were sent to Changi Prison and shows what hardship and cruelty they witnessed in order to protect their country. It is a terrific story of mateship, commitment and Aussie Spirit, that never going to give up attitude. It is worth watching if you like Australian History or anything to do with World War Two.

I enjoyed this mini very much and give it 10 out of 10.

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