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form y The Water Diviner single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014 2014
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An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Notes

  • Note on film and book:

    The novel was published with the banner 'Now a major motion picture' on the front cover, while other sources identify it is a novelisation of the screenplay. As such, the relationship between the two is not one of straightforward adaptation.

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Box Office Bonanza Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 January 2016; (p. 34)
Crowe's Diviner Wins at Aussie Box Office 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 6 January 2015; (p. 17)
Rusty's Divine Box Office Hit 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 January 2015; (p. 22)
Star Turn at Awards Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 25 January 2015; (p. 36)
Shock, Horror, Best Film Tie 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 30 January 2015; (p. 5)
SA Takes Double Honours with Two Best Film Gongs at AACTAs Vicky Roach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 30 January 2015; (p. 7)
'South Australia has burst through as the big winner at this year's AACTA Awards with more than a dozen SA productions and actors snapping up prizes...'
Celebrating Drama, Horror and Divine Inspiration Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 25 January 2015; (p. 80)
Destined Again to be a Winner Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 March 2015; (p. 24)
Crowe Film Damned as a 'Whitewash' of Genocide Karl Quinn , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 April 2015; (p. 5)
Battle of Gallipoli in Prime Time Antimo Iannella , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 April 2015; (p. 21)
Making Movies a New Star of State Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 23 May 2015; (p. 7)
Tell Him He's Not Dreamin' Anymore Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 19 July 2015; (p. 80)
Green and Gold Daryl Passmore , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 August 2015; (p. 14)
Best Film Voting System Dropped Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 August 2015; (p. 9)
Voting Change for Best Film Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 27 August 2015; (p. 10)
Why 2015 Will Be a Huge Year for Australian Films at the Australian Box Office — and Why It Doesn’t Matter Luke Buckmaster , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Daily Review , 10 April 2015;
Flicking Over the $64 Million Mark Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 8 October 2015; (p. 24)
The Year’s Biggest Aussie Film, But Why? Why Rusty Has Nailed It... Karl Quinn , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 January 2015; (p. 27) The Canberra Times , 8 January 2015; (p. 6w)

— Review of The Water Diviner Andrew Knight Andrew Anastasios 2014 single work film/TV
Crowe Works Both Sides in Post-Gallipoli Tale Crowe Directs Tale of Gallipoli Aftermath Philippa Hawker , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2014; (p. 7) The Canberra Times , 1 February 2014; (p. 5)
'This is a not a war story, says Russell Crowe. It's a story about fathers and sons. He is on set, in the middle of shooting his directing debut, The Water Diviner, a tale of loss and discovery, of lives affected by the battle of Gallipoli.'
The Water Diviner 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 November 2014; (p. 30, 35)
Return to the Fatal Shore Michael Bodey , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 December 2014; (p. 12-13)

— Review of The Water Diviner Andrew Knight Andrew Anastasios 2014 single work film/TV

'Russell Crowe’s directorial debut in takes him beyond the famous battle at Gallipoli, and to the heart of two very different home fronts, writes Michael Bodey.'

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Divine Intervention Caris Bizzaca , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 December 2014; (p. 28)

— Review of The Water Diviner Andrew Knight Andrew Anastasios 2014 single work film/TV

'Jai Courtney had to keep his cool playing a real-life Aussie army officer at Gallipoli in Russell Crowe's The Water Diviner...'

Divining the Past Vicky Roach , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 December 2014; (p. 40) The Courier-Mail , 18 December 2014; (p. 31)

— Review of The Water Diviner Andrew Knight Andrew Anastasios 2014 single work film/TV
Tragedy in Turkish Quest Sandra Hall , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 21 December 2014; (p. 75)

— Review of The Water Diviner Andrew Knight Andrew Anastasios 2014 single work film/TV
The Year’s Biggest Aussie Film, But Why? Why Rusty Has Nailed It... Karl Quinn , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 January 2015; (p. 27) The Canberra Times , 8 January 2015; (p. 6w)

— Review of The Water Diviner Andrew Knight Andrew Anastasios 2014 single work film/TV
Crowe Works Both Sides in Post-Gallipoli Tale Crowe Directs Tale of Gallipoli Aftermath Philippa Hawker , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2014; (p. 7) The Canberra Times , 1 February 2014; (p. 5)
'This is a not a war story, says Russell Crowe. It's a story about fathers and sons. He is on set, in the middle of shooting his directing debut, The Water Diviner, a tale of loss and discovery, of lives affected by the battle of Gallipoli.'
The Water Diviner 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 November 2014; (p. 30, 35)
Don't Shelter Kids from Horror of War : Crowe Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 December 2014; (p. 9)
Bond Girl Finds Plenty to Crowe About Christine Sams , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 December 2014; (p. 9)
Crowe Divines His Next Role behind the Lens : Another Watery Tale Sarah Thomas , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3 December 2014; (p. 6)
Crowe’s Gallipoli Drama Already Knocking on Door for a Gong Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 December 2014; (p. 9)
Water Diviner Secures Eight Award Nominations Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 4 December 2014; (p. 35)
AACTA Awards Sees Russell Crowe Snubbed for Directing The Water Diviner Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 3 December 2014;
Take a Bow After Arts' Bumper Year Tim Lloyd , Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 November 2014; (p. 37)
Divine Intervention as Crowe Makes a Splash in SA Neala Johnson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 November 2014; (p. 68)
Burra Calls for Diviner Intervention Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 November 2014; (p. 23)
SA Film Industry Leaves Interstate Rivals Reeling Penelope Debelle , Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 December 2014; (p. 27)
A Chance to Call the Shots Philippa Hawker , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 December 2014; (p. 20)
Old Hand Breaks New Ground Philippa Hawker , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 December 2014; (p. 35)
'Turkish actor Yilmaz Erdogan embraced every challenge director Russell Crowe threw at him, writes Philippa Hawker.'
Master and Commander Philippa Hawker , 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 December 2014; (p. 4)
'Russell Crowe takes the helm as director for the first time, writes Phillipa Hawker.'
Crowe's Diviner Wins at Aussie Box Office 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 6 January 2015; (p. 17)
Rusty No Slouch as Director Antimo Iannella , Matt Gilbertson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 December 2014; (p. 28)
Olga's Trial by Water Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 21 December 2014; (p. 70)
Directing Applause to Russell Antimo Iannella , Matt Gilbertson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 December 2014; (p. 22)
Rusty's Divine Box Office Hit 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 January 2015; (p. 22)
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