Gallipoli (1981): Cheat Sheet

Gallipoli (1981): Cheat SheetToday marks the centenary of ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand, and one of the most enduring pop culture representations of the Gallipoli battle that this day commemorates is Peter Weir’s 1981 film Gallipoli. I’ve been commissioned by SBSMovies to do a series of “cheat sheets” on films taught in secondary schools, unpacking their themes and detailing related texts, and first off the ranks is Gallipoli – I both analyse its intended themes and how it’s subsequently shaped our national conversation about Anzac Day.

Read Gallipoli: Cheat Sheet at SBSMovies.

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