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Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons and Golden Globe nominee Sam Neill narrate this account of the historical battle. It began as a demonstration against the Ottoman Empire by Great Britain and her allies. Nine months later it had become one of the fiercest and most controversial battles of the First World War. Produced over six years and in seven different countries, "Gallipoli" is the story of ordinary men forced by history to do extraordinary things. The courage with which they faced hardship and the sacrifices they made are brought to life through their own words. Newly uncovered diaries, letters, and photographs from both sides; interviews with international experts; on-location landscape, underwater, and aerial photography; 3-D computer animations; and dramatic re-enactments of trenches and battles make this docu-drama not only the newest film on the subject but also the most comprehensive.
For anyone with a connection to Gallipoli this is a must. Brilliantly made and directed and with the voice of Jeremy Irons this is a piece of our history and speaking as an... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Peter A. Waltham
An informative and real story about the what the ANZACs endured during the allies attempt to knock Turkey out of the war. Read morePublished on October 9, 2012 by Mafu
The historic footage (minus Mel Gibson) still very engaging. Would have loved more info on Ataturk. One of the interesting sidebars of WW1.Published on March 4, 2011 by Cornelia Handago
Since Churchill is one of the most over inflated personalities of the twentieth century this presentation could have elaborated on his pitiful role in executing this foolish battle... Read morePublished on December 14, 2010 by Amazon Customer