Brad Haynes directs this Australian World War Two drama based on real events. In 1944, a group of Japanese soldiers held in a P.O.W. camp deep in the Australian outback make an escape attempt. One young soldier, Masaru (Shingo Usami), ends up hiding in the remote hilltop farm of reclusive farmer Jack (Jai Koutrae), a World War One veteran who never recovered from the traumas he experienced as a soldier. Despite their differences and mutual suspicions, it soon becomes evident that the two men share the understanding that war is not simply a question of good versus evil but a complex set of rules by which each of them is duty-bound to abide.
Release Date: 27 December 2010
Certificate: TBA - To Be Announced
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English
Almost a great movie
First it shows Australia during WW2 then it shows the trenches in WW1 and keeps changing one to the other. I must admit I lost the plot to some extent but it was still watchable. If only they'd stuck to one story.