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John Misto (screenplay)
Rod Miller (manuscript "The Lost Women of Rabaul")
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Release Date:
14 November 2010 (Australia) See more »
The lives of two Australian women, Lorna Whyte, an army nurse, and Sister Berenice Twohill, a Catholic nun, from New South Wales during World War II. | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Claire van der Boom ... Sister Berenice Twohill

Sarah Snook ... Lorna Whyte

Khan Chittenden ... Len
Anna Volska ... Sister Cordula
Gerald Lepkowski ... Bishop Leo Scharmach

Susie Porter ... Kay Parker
Kuni Hashimoto ... Japanese Captain
Kentaro Hara ... Sugal

Helen Christinson ... Cal
Helen Cassidy ... Tootie
Catherine Miller ... Sister Martha

Ben Taylor ... Dave
Paulini Curuenavuli ... Sister Marie
Ken Makio ... Suzuki
Andrew Buchanan ... Army Major
Peter Kent ... Army Captain
Paul Bishop ... Geoff Lempriere

Masa Yamaguchi ... Japanese Captain (Totsuka)
Ken Senga ... Japanese Guard (Totsuka)
Kathryn Marquet ... Grace

Emma Randall ... Joyce
Amy Humphreys ... Olive

Yutaka Izumihara ... Japanese Lieutenant

Marcus Guinane ... Les

Nick Wright ... Jim
Mitch Kennedy ... Ron (as Mitchell Kennedy)
Donna Handsley ... German Nun

Maria Elisabet Nordenberg ... German Nun
Koichi Waki ... Japanese Soldier
Louis Toshio Okada ... Japanese Soldier (as Louis Okada)
Andrew Wong ... Japanese Soldier

Leon Cain ... Male Orderly
Blayke Pinder ... Brother

Ty Hungerford ... Major Bill Meanley
Tomoki Miyamoto ... Japanese Guard (Yokohama) (as Tomo Miyamoto)

Chris Turner ... Australian Digger

Shinji Ikefuji ... Japanese Sergeant

T. Maxwell Smith ... Wounded Soldier (as Tim Maxwell Otto Smith)
Michael Smith ... Wounded Soldier
Amelia Grimmer ... Jitterbug Dancer
Drew Ringsmuth ... Jitterbug Dancer
Lee Perry ... Newsreel Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Becconsall ... American soldier (uncredited)

Michael Knott ... Australian Soldier (uncredited)
Rhiannon Dannielle Pettett ... Dorothy (uncredited)
Davi Soesilo ... Soldier (uncredited)

Andy Trieu ... Japanese (uncredited)
Kohei Ueno ... Japanese Soldier (uncredited)
Matthew Wollaston ... Australian Soldier (uncredited)
Toshi Yoshino ... Japanese Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Brendan Maher 
Writing credits
John Misto (screenplay)

Rod Miller (manuscript "The Lost Women of Rabaul")

Produced by
Yvonne Collins .... line producer
Miranda Dear .... executive producer
Andrew Wiseman .... producer
Cinematography by
Ben Nott 
Casting by
Nathan Lloyd 
Ann Robinson 
Production Design by
Eugene Intas 
Costume Design by
Jean Turnbull 
Makeup Department
Karen Adcock .... make-up and hair
Shay Lawrence .... additional makeup
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Bate .... assistant director
Darwin Brooks .... second second assistant director
Tom Hooper .... third assistant director
Peter McLennan .... first assistant director
Art Department
John Andersen .... stand-by props
Bob Booker .... props
Gillian Butler .... buyer/dresser
Gary Cameron .... model maker
Doug Franks .... property master
Simon Gill .... art department assistant
George Kabot .... graphic designer
Tricia McInally .... art department co-ordinator
Sound Department
Mark Cornish .... sound recordist
Missi Mel Pesa .... sound utility (as Mel Pesa)
Ian Thomson .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Brian Cox .... special effects supervisor
Darren Frank .... special effects technician
Julian Summers .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Rebecca Dakin .... visual effects producer
Zenon Kohler .... visual effects supervisor
Jan Lynson .... lead matte painter / vfx artist
Danny Baldwin .... stunt coordinator
Stephen Daddow .... stunt performer
Tomoki Miyamoto .... stunts
Fenix Searle .... stunt driver
Annette Van Moorsel .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Billy Harmer .... grip
Luke Jeffery .... second assistant camera
Jimmy Malecki .... still photographer
Robbie McKinnon .... second assistant camera
Geoffrey Owen .... steadicam
Ricky Schamburg .... camera operator
Ricky Schamburg .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Luke Stone .... key grip (key grip)
Casting Department
Emma Dockery .... casting associate
Bud Hopes .... extras casting
Danielle Tigas .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alex Becconsall .... military costumer
Amanda Enders .... assistant stand-by
Andrea Hood .... key costumer
Roberta Shaw .... costume supervisor
Luke Sparke .... military costume coordinator
Transportation Department
Nathanael Martin .... unit driver
Other crew
Alex Fewster .... production secretary
Yutaka Izumihara .... military adviser
Luke Kelly .... production runner
Karen Mansfield .... script supervisor
Shaun Miller .... legals
Stephen Rutter .... travel manager
Ian Sparke .... military advisor
Jordana Stott .... director attachment
Meredith Garlick .... thanks

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95 min
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Ambiguous filming location, 26 May 2014
Author: Hossein Parsian from Iran

I have already put my view about this movie some time ago but somehow I became interested to find out the real location where filming took place. It is said that filming location was at Mt. Tamborine in Gold Coast of Queensland but where exactly no one knows. I say no one knows because I found the facebook address of more than dozen of those people who played in this movie and sent them messages asking them where the exact location was. Only two people responded who said it was around Mt. tamborine. When I asked them where exactly or if they could pinpoint the location they both dodged away and did not respond.Something fishy about this matter ? The problem is here if you have watched the movie at least twice : The small harbor where Japs' navy ships are seen to be sending their soldiers to invade the missionary compound is not near Mt. Tamborine at all. You can not see a small lake or harbor anywhere near Mt. Tamborine where navy ships were seen in the movie.Even this small harbor--which seems to be a part of an ocean nearby-- is not near Gold Coast area. So where is that harbor ? Somewhere in Japan or Rebaul ? Anybody can comment ?

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