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Chunuk Bair (1992)

| Drama, War
A New Zealand regiment is ordered to take the hill Chunuk Bair, without the promised British support . An operation without sense , as they must return to the bottom. It is when a British ship opened fire on the hill.

Director:

Dale G. Bradley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Powell ... Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith
Kevin J. Wilson ... Connolly
Jed Brophy ... Pvt. Fred South
John Leigh ... Porky
Murray Keane Murray Keane ... Smiler
Danny Mulheron ... Bassett
Richard Hanna Richard Hanna ... Lt. Harkness
Lewis Rowe Lewis Rowe ... Johnston
Norman Forsey Norman Forsey ... Hamilton
Darryl Beattie Darryl Beattie ... Scruffy
John Wraight John Wraight ... Mac
Peter Kaa Peter Kaa ... Otaki George
Stephen Ure ... Holy
Tim Bray Tim Bray ... Lofty
Donald Holder Donald Holder ... Nobby
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Storyline

A New Zealand regiment is ordered to take the hill Chunuk Bair, without the promised British support . An operation without sense , as they must return to the bottom. It is when a British ship opened fire on the hill.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A gruelling 72 hours of blind faith, courage and heroism . . . See more »

Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Caídos en Chunuk Bair See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Great film, well directed
29 May 2001 | by kitchen42See all my reviews

This is a fantastic film. The drama involved made the film realistic and life-like sequences really make you fell sorry for the poor diggers and their experiences. The ending is particularly sad, All in all a great film.


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