Gallipoli*

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Gallipoli*

  • 1981 ----- color ----- 110 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Peter Weir, screenplay by David Williamson based on a story by Peter Weir; with Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Robert Grubb, David Argue, Tim MacKenzie) Australian director, Peter Weir, presents the compleeing story of frienship and adventure of two Australian runners/soldiers in 1915. They cross continents an great oceans, climb the pyramids and walk through the ancient sands of Egypt to join their regiment at the fateful battle of Gallipoli. Echoes of history blend with their compelling destiny as the two become part of the legendary World War I confrontations between Australian forces and the German-allied Turks. [Letterboxed] (Closed-Captioned) (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)
  • Topics: (Austronesia, History: British, History: Middle Eastern, Motion Pictures: Features, Political Science: British, War and Peace)