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Balibo (Blu-Ray)


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Director: Robert Connolly Country: Australia Year: 2009 Runtime: 111 mins Genre: Drama Score: 7.1/10
Violence and coarse language

Synopsis

East Timor, 1975: Five Journalists Are Missing. One Man Searches For The Truth. One Man Fights For Justice

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... More »

Special Features

  • Includes Greg Shackleton's original reportage from East Timor, October 1975, an audio commentary with director Robert Connolly, deleted scenes and a host of additional extras
  • Audio commentary with director Robert Connolly
  • Deleted scenes
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Greg Shackleton's original reportage from East Timor, October 1975
  • Six contextual documentaries: CREATING THE BALIBO FIVE; ROGER EAST & JOSÉ RAMOS HORTA; POLYESTER PERMS AND SHORT-SHORTS; DEATH OF THE BALIBO FIVE; DOCO VS DRAMA; HISTORY OF EAST TIMOR & BALIBO
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Tetun language dub
  • Bahasa Indonesia subtitles
  • Australian Teachers of Media study guide

Release Information

11/12/2009 Release Date:
English, Portuguese, Tetun Languages:
Robert Connolly Director:
English, Hard of Hearing subtitles Closed Captions Subtitles:
111.0 mins Runtime:
Blu-Ray, All Regions Format:
MMA8000BR Catalogue:
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