Gallipoli – 35mm
Archy (Mark Lee) and Frank (Mel Gibson) are 2 young West Australian sprinters who decide to join up to fight in the First World War.
After travelling to Perth, they board separate troop ships to Cairo for training. Reunited in Egypt, they are sent to the front line, where their speed makes them candidates to become messengers during one of the war's bloodiest battles.
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Presented on a 35mm film print from the NFSA collection.
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