“The jewel in the crown of Australian cinema’s New Wave” – History Today
Gallipoli serves as Australia’s cinematic monument to the men who fought and died in the eponymous battle during World War One. Peter Weir’s deeply humanitarian work is both a stirring adventure tale and an intimate testament to courage.
“What a bold, mad act of genius it was, to make “Lawrence of Arabia,” or even think that it could be made.” – Roger Ebert
Arguably the greatest epic ever filmed, Lawrence of Arabia is a majestic portrayal of one of Britain’s most enigmatic yet charismatic heroes. The famous shot of Omar Sharif emerging from the desert is remembered as one of the most dazzling moments in cinematic history.
“I never dreamed that any mere physical experience could be so stimulating!”
Two of Hollywood’s greatest stars, Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart, go head to head in this inspired comedy adventure. Bogart is a gin-swilling riverboat captain on the Congo who needs to be persuaded by Hepburn’s strait-laced missionary to strike a blow in the war effort, with delightful results.
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