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The Screen Guide

In 1944 1100 Japanese POWs, based in Cowra, charged over a barbed wire fence and into the firing line of Australian guards. 230 prisoners were killed and the massacre was kept secret for 30 years.

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Cast

Alan David Lee - Junichi Ishida - Max Cullen - Tracy Mann - Dennis Miller

Production Details

Production Completion
1985
Genre
Action adventure, Drama, History and national identity
Production Company
Kennedy Miller

Sales

International Sales
Southern Star Primetime

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Television Society of Australia
    (1985)
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards
    (1985)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1985)