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Gallipoli (2005) More at IMDbPro »Gelibolu (original title)


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Release Date:
18 March 2005 (Turkey) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Sam Neill ... Narrator (voice)

Zafer Ergin ... Himself (narrator, Turkish version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Demetri Goritsas ... Narrator (voice)

Jeremy Irons ... Narrator

Directed by
Tolga Örnek 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tolga Örnek  story

Produced by
Hamdi Döker .... producer
Peter Trevino .... producer: Los Angeles (as Peter Hankwitz)
Ismail Çaglar .... line producer
Burak Örnek .... producer
Tolga Örnek .... executive producer
Original Music by
Demir Demirkan 
Cinematography by
Volker Tittel 
Film Editing by
Maria Zimmermann 
Production Design by
Oliver Munck 
Costume Design by
Serdar Yilmaz 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leyla Guver Beck .... second assistant director
Art Department
Nira Bozkurt .... assistant art director
Serdar Yilmaz .... set dresser
Sound Department
Erkan Altinok .... adr recorder: adr editor
Special Effects by
Endres Löber .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Jennifer Bloomfield .... digital painter
Cezmi Kardas .... visual effects
Alper Oktay .... digital compositor
Merih Oztaylan .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Holger Fleig .... camera operator
Ercan Yilmaz .... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Music Department
Jan Holzner .... score recording engineer
Other crew
Lison Salaün .... press relations
Basak Sayin .... production assistant (2005)
Feza Toker .... main researcher

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gelibolu" - Turkey (original title)
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114 min | Turkey:90 min (original release) | Australia:119 min
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | UK:PG
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32 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
This is not a war movie, 8 November 2005
Author: ACFG

There is an interesting split in the voting for this movie (at the moment at least). Those who go expecting a documentary are impressed, or at least not disappointed. I anticipate that those giving the film 1 out of 10 are those who expected a war movie or a re-enaction of the invasion of Gallipoli.

So - if you want to see actors, gunfire and gore, this film will not suit you. If you want to see an independent documentary about Gallipoli, without bias towards any one side (the only enemy in these events was the War itself) then you'll come away both impressed and sobered. I found it a very moving film, and even quite liked Captain Guy Nightingale by the end.

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