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Field Punishment No.1 (2014)

In 1916, the New Zealand Government secretly shipped 14 of the country's most outspoken conscientious objectors to the Western Front in an attempt to convert, silence, or quite possibly kill them. This is their story.

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Peter Burger
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Credited cast:
Fraser Brown ... Archibald Baxter
Byron Coll Byron Coll ... Mark Briggs
Michael Whalley ... William Little
Jason Hodzelmans ... John Baxter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victoria Abbott Victoria Abbott ... Sophie
Damien Avery Damien Avery ... Sandy Baxter
Tim Carlsen ... James
Richard Chapman Richard Chapman ... Lawrence Kirwan
Daniel Cleary ... Old Soldier (as Dan Cleary)
Barry Duffield ... Dunkirk Warder
Robert Hartley Robert Hartley ... Sam
Stephen Hunter ... Aussie Bill
Tama Jarman Tama Jarman ... Hugh
Eli Kent Eli Kent ... Garth Ballantyne
Colin Moy ... Sergeant Bolton
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In 1916, the New Zealand Government secretly shipped 14 of the country's most outspoken conscientious objectors to the Western Front in an attempt to convert, silence, or quite possibly kill them. This is their story.

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The war heroes we never heard about

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Drama

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It was trash

Worst movie ever. I hated it. So boring. But it brings light to important issues, so 1 Star. I'm being very generous.


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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2014 (New Zealand) See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand

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Lippy Pictures See more »
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