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Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

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Archy Hamilton
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Jack
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Les McCann
Charles Lathalu Yunipingu ...
Zac (as Charles Yunupingu)
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Stockman
Ron Graham ...
Wallace Hamilton
Gerda Nicolson ...
Rose Hamilton
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Frank Dunne
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Billy
Tim McKenzie ...
Barney
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Snowy
Brian Anderson ...
Railway Foreman
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Athletics Official 1
Jack Giddy ...
Athletics Official 2
Dane Peterson ...
Announcer
Paul Linkson ...
Recruiting Officer
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Waitress
Steve Dodd ...
Billy Snakeskin
Harold Baigent ...
Camel Driver
Robyn Galwey ...
Mary
Don Quin ...
Lionel
Phyllis Burford ...
Laura
Marjorie Irving ...
Gran
John Murphy ...
Frank's Father
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Major Barton
Diane Chamberlain ...
Mrs. Barton
Peter Ford ...
Lt. Gray
Ian Govett ...
Army Doctor
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Sgt. Sayers
Clive Bennington ...
English Officer 1
Giles Holland-Martin ...
English Officer 2
Moshe Kedem ...
Egyptian Shopkeeper
John Morris ...
Col. Robinson
Don Barker ...
N.C.O. at Ball
Kiwi White ...
Soldier on Beach
Paul Sonkkila ...
Sniper
Peter Lawless ...
Observer
Saltbush Baldock ...
Sentry
Les Dayman ...
Artillery Officer
Stan Green ...
Sgt. Major
Max Wearing ...
Col. White
Graham Dow ...
General Gardner
Peter R. House ...
Radio Officer

Directed by

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Peter Weir

Written by

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David Williamson ... (screenplay)
 
Peter Weir ... (story)
 
Ernest Raymond ... (novel "Tell England") (uncredited)

Produced by

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Martin Cooper ... associate producer
Ben Gannon ... associate producer
Patricia Lovell ... producer
Francis O'Brien ... executive producer
Robert Stigwood ... producer

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Russell Boyd ... director of photography

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William M. Anderson ... (as William Anderson)

Editorial Department

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Arthur Cambridge ... color grader
Margaret Cardin ... negative matcher
Jeanine Chiavlo ... assistant editor (as Jeanine Chialvo)
Karen Foster ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Alison Barrett

Art Direction by

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Herbert Pinter

Makeup Department

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Sash Lamey ... hair stylist
Judy Lovell ... makeup artist
Liz Michie ... hair stylist
Robern Pickering ... makeup assistant
Hamdi Rafaat ... makeup assistant: Egypt (as Hamdi Raffat)

Production Management

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Su Armstrong ... production manager
Philip Hearnshaw ... unit manager
Phillip Hurst ... assistant unit manager
Ahmed Sami ... production manager: Egypt
Tim Sanders ... assistant unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Steve E. Andrews ... second assistant director (as Steve Andrews)
Marshall Crosby ... third assistant director
Mark Egerton ... first assistant director
Gamal El-Damatty ... assistant director: Egypt (as Gamal El Damaty)
Atef El-Taieb ... assistant director: Egypt (as Attef El Taieb)
Robert Pendlebury ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Farouk Abdel Aziz ... carpenter: Egypt
Annie Bleakley ... art department assistant
Anni Browning ... assistant art director
Rodney Callow ... carpenter
Charles Camilleri ... carpenter
Michael Chorney ... carpenter
Mahmoud El Maghrbi ... property master: Egypt
Brian Hocking ... property assistant
Anthony Lennon ... carpenter
Billy Malcolm ... scenic artist (as William Malcolm)
Jenny Miles ... second set dresser
Clark Munro ... stand-by props
Wendy Stites ... design coordinator (as Wendy Weir)
Peter Templeton ... construction manager
Nicolaas Van Roosendael ... first set dresser (as Nick Van Roosendael)
Harry Zettel ... property buyer

Sound Department

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Greg Bell ... supervising sound editor
Helen Brown ... dialogue editor
Jeff Bruer ... sound effects editing assistant
Peter Burgess ... sound effects editor
Don Connolly ... sound recordist
Gethin Creagh ... second sound mixer
Peter Fenton ... dubbing mixer
Ron Purvis ... second sound mixer
Stella Savyas ... dialogue editing assistant
Joe Spinelli ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Steve Courtley ... special effects
Mont Fieguth ... special effects
David Hardie ... special effects
Bruce Henderson ... special effects
Chris Murray ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Roger Cowland ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Dennis Hunt ... stunt coordinator
Vic Wilson ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Farouk Abdel Aziz ... key grip: Egypt
Brian Bansgrove ... gaffer
David Burr ... focus puller
Colin Chase ... electrician
Ross Erickson ... key grip
Paul Gantner ... best boy
Ahmed Abdel Ghafar ... electrician: Egypt
Richard Merryman ... clapper loader
Robin Morgan ... grip
Yahia Rashad ... chief electrician: Egypt
Abdel Sadek ... grip: Egypt
John Seale ... camera operator
Ron Taylor ... underwater photographer
Jim Townley ... still photographer
Robert Verkerk ... assistant grip
Valerie Taylor ... underwater photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Phil Eagles ... stand-by wardrobe
Graham Purcell ... assistant wardrobe coordinator
Terry Ryan ... wardrobe coordinator
Abdel Sameeh ... wardrobe assistant: Egypt

Location Management

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Philip Hearnshaw ... location manager

Music Department

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Brian May ... composer: additional music / conductor
Robert John ... musician (uncredited)

Other crew

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Shawki Abu Ali ... production coordinator: Egypt
Catherine Barber ... production account assistant (as Cathy Barber)
Chele Bridger ... catering assistant
Fran Burke ... title designer
Brian Burns ... armorer
Patrick Bywalski ... assistant: Robert Stigwood
Danny Collins ... assistant to producer
Carolynne Cunningham ... production secretary
Wendy Day ... unit publicist
Bill Gammage ... military advisor
Treisha Ghent ... production accountant
Jack Giddy ... sports advisor
Bill Gooley ... laboratory liaison
Heath Harris ... wrangler
Keith Heygate ... caterer
Phillip Hurst ... assistant to location manager
Moya Iceton ... continuity
Marrianne Khory ... assistant to producer: Egypt
Greg Luke ... assistant wrangler
Michael Mavromatis ... armorer
Rupert Murdoch ... presenter
Therese O'Leary ... production assistant
Sue Parker ... production assistant
David Rowe ... machinist
Kamal Salem ... production assistant: Egypt
Tim Sanders ... assistant to location manager
Gini Smythe ... assistant: Robert Stigwood
Robert Stigwood ... presenter
Ron Stigwood ... production assistant
Ken Taylor ... catering assistant
Howard Wheatley ... production account assistant
Kristin Williamson ... researcher
Bill Willoughby ... assistant wrangler
Tony Winley ... production assistant
Larry Yeates ... armorer
Safed Younis ... crowd caller: Egypt
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Plot Summary

The story of a group of young Australian men who leave their various backgrounds behind and sign up to join the ANZACs in World War I. They are sent to Gallipoli, where they encounter the resolute Turkish army. Written by Murray Chapman

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Also Known As
  • There and Back (Australia)
  • Ærens vej til Gallipoli (Denmark)
  • Галлiполi (Ukraine)
  • Chikai (Japan)
  • Galipolis (Lithuania)
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Runtime
  • 110 min
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Box Office

Budget AUD2,600,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Although he is seen wearing an AIF uniform, Colonel Robinson is often mistaken for an Englishman, due to his accent, which is in fact a clipped Anglo-Australian accent, typical of the time, and not a deliberate attempt to mislead the audience. See more »
Goofs The Battle of the Nek was not a diversion for the British landing at Suvla, it was a diversion for an attack by New Zealand attack on Sari Bair. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in So Fine, Gallipoli, Cattle Annie and Little Britches, True Confessions, Rich and Famous (1981). See more »
Soundtracks ADAGIO IN G MINOR FOR STRINGS & ORGAN See more »
Quotes [first lines]
Jack: What are your legs?
Archy Hamilton: Springs. Steel springs.
Jack: What are they going to do?
Archy Hamilton: Hurl me down the track.
Jack: How fast can you run?
Archy Hamilton: As fast as a leopard.
Jack: How fast are you going to run?
Archy Hamilton: As fast as a leopard!
Jack: Then let's see you do it!
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