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Uniform Title Balibo (Motion picture : 2009)
Title Balibo.
Published Australia : Distributed by Madman Entertainment, ©2009.
Description 2 DVD-videos (111 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Notes Catalogued from container.
Madman Entertainment : MMA8000.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Loosely based on the book Cover-Up by Jill Jolliffe.
"East Timor, 1975: five journalists are missing" --Cover.
"One man searches for the truth One man fights for justice" --Cover.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Robert Connolly ; Greg Shackleton's original reportage from Timor, October 1975 ; Six contextual documentaries: Creating the Balibo five -- Roger East & Jose Ramos-Horta -- Polyester, perms & short-shorts -- Death of the Balibo Five -- Doco vs. drama -- History of East Timor and Balibo ; Australian teachers of media study guide ; Theatrical trailer.
Credits Directed by Robert Connolly.
Performers Anthony Lapaglia, Oscar Isaac.
Summary As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to tell the story of his country and investigate the fate of the missing men. As East's determination to uncover the truth grows, the threat of invasion intensifies and an unlikely friendship develops between the last foreign correspondent in East Timor and the man who will become President. BALIBO is a political thriller that tells the true story of crimes that have been covered up for over thirty years...
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
System details DVD video ; Dolby Digital 5.1/2.0 ; PAL ; Region 4 ; Anamorphic widescreen 16:9.
Language note In English and Tetum. Subtitles in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Subjects Jolliffe, Jill, -- 1945- Film adaptations
Ramos-Horta, José -- Drama
East, Roger -- Drama
Missing persons -- Indonesia -- Drama
Journalists -- Indonesia -- Balibo -- Death -- Drama
Journalists -- Australia -- Death -- Drama
Conspiracies and cover-ups -- Drama
Film adaptations
Feature films -- Australia
Motion pictures, Australian
Timor-Leste -- History -- Drama
Balibo (Timor-Leste) -- Drama
Genre Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
Political films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Names Connolly, Robert, 1967- director.
Isaac, Oscar actor.
LaPaglia, Anthony actor.
Jolliffe, Jill, 1945-. Cover-up Motion picture adaptation of (work):
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