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Children of Gallipoli Television – 2001 Documentary Captioned War

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Children of Gallipoli gave NZ viewers, for the first time, a Turkish view of the Gallipoli story. Produced for TVNZ and Turkish TV, the documentary focuses on four young people, two Turks and two New Zealanders, all descended from men who fought at Gallipoli in 1915. Travelling to Turkey, the New Zealanders explore the battle site and meet the other two participants and together, they gain an insight into the grim reality of what their ancestors went through. Seeing it through their eyes charges the film with a strong emotional resonance. 

Produced by

A c productions

AC Productions

Source

A c productions

AC Productions

Rights

The copyright for this title is held by A.C Productions Ltd.

Acknowledgements

Made for TV1 and the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, with funding from NZ On Air

Music

Original music by Jonathan Besser.