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Gallipoli

A visually striking and emotionally jarring war drama focusing on the camaraderie of two young Australians who naively enlist in the army only to meet the savage realities of World War I. Mel Gibson and Mark Lee star as a pair of budding athletes who encounter the butchery of trench warfare up close on a stretch of godforsaken Turkish coastline known as Gallipoli.

Year: 1981
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, Australian Film, Best of the 1980s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: Australia
Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Hunter, Robert Grubb
Duration: 107 Minutes
Rating: PG
7.5/10
Location in store: Australian Film

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