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In World War II Fremantle was secretly transformed from an isolated outpost to the most successful submarine base of its kind, second only in size to Pearl Harbour. This documentary looks at the 'cultural invasion' of firstly American submarines and later British and Dutch servicemen, and highlights the dramatic social and cultural change that locals faced - forever altering their outlook of the world. Features remarkable colour archive footage taken by the US submarines.

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Mathew Kelley
Greg Colgan  Mathew Kelley
Peter Du Cane  Samantha Kelley
Executive Producers
Peter Du Cane

Production Details

Production Completion
Drama, History and national identity
Production Company
Mask Productions


International Sales
Southern Star Wild & Real

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Film & Television Institute Inc
  • International Festival of Maritime and Exploration Film