Gallipoli: the frontline experience DVD
Directed by Tolga Ornek
This is an epic reconstruction of the battle that changed nations forever: a film of spectacular visual sweep and great emotional power. Directed by award-winning Turkish director, Tolga Ornek and narrated by Jeremy Irons and Sam Neill. Produced over six years and in seven countries, this documentary film uses newly uncovered diaries, letters and photographs from both sides; interviews with international experts and dramatic re-enactments of trenches and battles. More than 70 archives in the UK, Germany, France, Russia, Australia, Austria, New Zealand and Turkey were researched and more than 16 international historians were consulted to make the film as historically rich and accurate as possible.
Released in 2005.
Rated PG (war footage, adult themes, mild coarse language), duration 120 minutes.