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Tim Burstall directs then-up-and-comers Mel Gibson and Sam Neill in this action-packed Cannes Film Festival selection about the grim realities of World War II, a gritty drama based on actual events. Sent to rescue survivors from the site of a plane crash in the South Pacific, Capt. P.G. Kelly (Gibson) and his elite squad of Australian commandos must keep tabs on a defecting Japanese official who c...

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Directed by

Tim Burstall

Written by

Roger Marshall (Screenplay)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

Australia, Taiwan

Language

English

Tagline

Mel Gibson blasting his way to hell and back

Cast

Keywords

world war ii commando mission airplane crash pacific theater 1940s commando mission