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GALLIPOLI
May 2, 2014  | By David Bianculli

TCM, 10:00 p.m. ET

 

From 1981, here’s another Australian film classic introduced tonight by Australian actress Jacki Weaver. Directed and co-written by Peter Weir, it’s another war film: This one set in Turkey during WWI, about Australians sent to do battle in the Gallipoli campaign. Starring as one of the soldiers: young actor Mel Gibson, two years after breaking out in, and as, Mad Max.

 
 
 
 
 
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