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GallipoliThe story takes place on a film set in World War I. It is about two close friends : Frank (Gibson) and Archy (Mark Lee) who join the Australian army and fight in deadly battles. What danger must they face for survival?Keywords:
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Directors of "Gallipoli"Peter WeirBirthdate: 21 August 1944, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creators of "Gallipoli"Peter WeirBirthdate: 21 August 1944, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDavid WilliamsonBirthdate: 24 February 1942, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Critic Reviews of "Gallipoli"TIME MagazineJanuary 18, 2010
Well acted and, within its limited terms, well made, Gallipoli represents a failure of nerve as well as design.Time OutJune 24, 2006
The central section devoted to training in Egypt sags badly through its crass buddy antics and its crude caricatures of wogs and pommies.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
Weir's work has a delicacy, gentleness, even wispiness that would seem not well suited to the subject. And yet his film has an uncommon beauty, warmth, and immediacy, and a touch of the mysterious, too.El Mundo (Spain)August 18, 2016
Is not just a war film, it aims to be much more than a personal self-improvement story. [Full review in Spanish]EmanuelLevy.ComDecember 19, 2010
Set in 1915, Weir's excellent anti-war film centers on the disastrous battle of Gallipoli, featuring an excellent performance by Mel Gibson as a young fleet-footed soldierTurner Classic Movies OnlineNovember 18, 2010
... deflated the romantic notions of glory under fire to show the reality of Gallipoli and mourn the men who gave up their lives for a war they had no stake in.Matt's Movie ReviewsJuly 07, 2010
Gallipoli is Australia's quintessential war movie that works as a stirring tribute to the ANZAC's and a condemnation of the travesty which is war.TV GuideJanuary 18, 2010
Both a fitting testimony to the courage of the thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who died fighting for their country and one of the most powerful cinematic examinations of the futility and tragic cost of war.Film4January 18, 2010
The friendship between town and country boys Lee and Gibson is real and personal, and the final shot transcends cliche.MediasharxMarch 03, 2006
One of the best war films ever made....a triumph for the AFIFilmcritic.comOctober 11, 2005
Weir goes so far in humanizing Archy and Frank before they head off to the dehumanizing crucible of combat that he commits the greatest sin of all... he's boringShadows on the WallJuly 19, 2004
haunting and powerful
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