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The Screen Guide

Australians survived as Japanese prisoners of war in disproportionately high numbers. Perhaps because their mateship turned humour into an art form – a force as palpable and powerful as any can of condensed milk or smear of strawberry jam, in the battle to keep body and soul together. Changi is the story of how humour won the battle for six young men.

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Crew

Director
Kate Woods
Writers
John Doyle
Producer
Bill Hughes
Executive Producers
Tim Pye

Cast

Matthew Newton - Charles 'Bud' Tingwell - Stephen Curry - Bill Kerr - Anthony Hayes - Frank Wilson - Leon Ford - Terry Norris - Mark Priestly - Slim De Grey - Matthew Whittet - Desmond Kelly - Geoff Morrell

Production Details

Production Completion
2001
Genre
Drama, History and national identity
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Sales

International Sales
ABC Content Sales

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • US International Film & Video Festival
    (2002)
  • TV Week
    (2002)
  • AWGIE Awards
    (2002)
  • Australian Screen Sound Guild
    (2002)
  • New York Festivals
    (2001)