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Gallipoli [videorecording dvd]

by Ivin, Glendyn [television director.]; Edwards, John [television producer.]; Connolly, Robert [television producer.]; Banks, Imogen [television producer.]; Lee, Christopher [screenwriter.]; Carlyon, Les; Smit-McPhee, Kodi [actor.]; Greenwood, Harry [actor.]; Parsonson, Sam [actor.]; Budge, Topm [actor.]; Callis, James [actor.]; Bach, John, 1946- [actor.]; National Nine Network (Australia) [television presenter.]; Screen Australia [television presenter.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialDescription: 3 DVD-video (336 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.Uniform titles: Gallipoli (Television mini-series : 2015).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Drama | World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Drama | Television mini-series -- Australia | Television adaptations | War television programs | Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey) -- History -- DramaGenre/Form: Historical television programs. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.4572
Production Credits: Produced by John Edwards, Robert Connolly, Imogen Banks ; written by Christopher Lee ; directed by Glendyn Ivin.
Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Harry Greenwood, Sam Parsonson, Tom Budge, James Callis, John Bach, Nicholas Hope, Anthony Hayes, Matt Nable, Leon Ford, Ashleigh Cummings, Anthony Phelan, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Justine Clarke, Travis Jeffery, Lincoln Lewis, Dion Williams, Gracie Gilbert, Damon Gameau.Summary: The greatest invasion in the history of warfare was to become a diabolical failure – an eight-month siege where the bravery of Anzac troops was squandered. But in doing so a legend, and a nation, were born. As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. They endure the next eight months on the peninsula learning lessons of survival. By the time of the final evacuation they have also learned the skills of combat and what it means to be a young man in war.
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Roadshow : R-114042-9.

DVD release of the 2015 television mini-series.

Special feature : Episode 1 commentary with Dr. Dayton McCarthy, historical and military advisor.

Inspired by the book 'Gallipoli' written by Les Carlyon.

"100 years in the making" -- Container.

Produced by John Edwards, Robert Connolly, Imogen Banks ; written by Christopher Lee ; directed by Glendyn Ivin.

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Harry Greenwood, Sam Parsonson, Tom Budge, James Callis, John Bach, Nicholas Hope, Anthony Hayes, Matt Nable, Leon Ford, Ashleigh Cummings, Anthony Phelan, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Justine Clarke, Travis Jeffery, Lincoln Lewis, Dion Williams, Gracie Gilbert, Damon Gameau.

The greatest invasion in the history of warfare was to become a diabolical failure – an eight-month siege where the bravery of Anzac troops was squandered. But in doing so a legend, and a nation, were born. As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. They endure the next eight months on the peninsula learning lessons of survival. By the time of the final evacuation they have also learned the skills of combat and what it means to be a young man in war.

Restricted 13. Restricted to persons 13 years and over. Note: depicts graphic & realistic war scenes.

DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1, PAL, Region 4, widescreen 16:9, fullframe 1.78:1.

English. English Captions [descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired]. AD English Audio Description (Descriptive narration for the vision impaired).

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