An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.
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.
'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.'
'Jai Courtney had to keep his cool playing a real-life Aussie army officer at Gallipoli in Russell Crowe's The Water Diviner...'