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Gallipoli Reviews

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July 7, 2017
It moved me so terribly.
July 7, 2017
Gallipoli was, and is, a triumph.
July 7, 2017
Gallipoli remains one of the better World War I dramas yet made, well worth revisiting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 7, 2017
Although we've seen this story before, it is told exceptionally well here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 7, 2017
Weir's objective was not to show us Gallipoli through a documentary lens, but with an artist's vision. He has succeeded magnificently.
July 7, 2017
One of the most elegiac anti-war films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 7, 2017
A haunting and moving tribute to the Australians who sacrificed their lives in WWI.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 7, 2017
Few films impact the national psyche with as much force as Peter Weir's 1981 hit.
July 7, 2017
Richly deserves its place at the top.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 7, 2017
An anti-war movie at heart, but it's also flush with patriotic pride.
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 7, 2017
One of Australia's enduring cinematic artefacts.
July 7, 2017
Admirably conveys the chaos and waste of warfare.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 7, 2017
A powerful and moving war drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 18, 2016
Is not just a war film, it aims to be much more than a personal self-improvement story. [Full review in Spanish]
December 19, 2010
Set in 1915, Weir's excellent anti-war film centers on the disastrous battle of Gallipoli, featuring an excellent performance by Mel Gibson as a young fleet-footed soldier
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 18, 2010
... deflated the romantic notions of glory under fire to show the reality of Gallipoli and mourn the men who gave up their lives for a war they had no stake in.
July 7, 2010
Against a backdrop broader than his previous outings, Weir has fashioned what is virtually an intimate epic.
July 7, 2010
Gallipoli is Australia's quintessential war movie that works as a stirring tribute to the ANZAC's and a condemnation of the travesty which is war.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 18, 2010
Both a fitting testimony to the courage of the thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who died fighting for their country and one of the most powerful cinematic examinations of the futility and tragic cost of war.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 18, 2010
The friendship between town and country boys Lee and Gibson is real and personal, and the final shot transcends cliche.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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