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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Kokoda
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New Guinea, 1942. Australia is at war with Japan. A small platoon of Australian soldiers from the 39th battalion have been set as a forward patrol far outside the perimeter of Isurava, a village on the Kokoda track.

Notes

  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006 by Palace Films.

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Works about this Work

Playing Soldiers Toby Schmitz , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: Ampersand Magazine , Summer no. 5 2012; (p. 96-105)
Parables of Pacific Shores : Locations, Caves and Coastal Masculinities in Cast Away and Sanctum Allison Craven , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Etropic : Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics , no. 10 2011; (p. 158-165)
'If one should imagine a map of production locations for dive films or films set on tropical islands since the 1960s, it would likely show a trend towards the southern hemisphere and more recently towards Queensland. Creative industries development in Queensland has been stimulated partly by state bodies, namely the Pacific Film and Television Commission, and Screen Queensland; and the presence of Warner Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast, and filmmakers have also been attracted more recently by production offsets from Screen Australia. There is dim connection to the classical geography of the Antipodes as the underside of the world and a place of monsters.' (Author's introduction)
Representations of the Japanese in Contemporary Australian Literature and Film Erika Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Voices , vol. 2 no. 2008;
'The objective of this article is to investigate general contemporary Australian perceptions of the Japanese. I will do this by exploring how Australian contemporary literature (2006-2007) and Australian contemporary film (1997-2007) depicts Japanese characters. By analysing the representation of the Japanese characters in these areas I will attempt to gather a broad understanding of how Australians represent, perceive and identify the Japanese today.' -- Author's abstract
Representations of the Japanese in Contemporary Australian Literature and Film Erika Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Voices , vol. 2 no. 2008;
'The objective of this article is to investigate general contemporary Australian perceptions of the Japanese. I will do this by exploring how Australian contemporary literature (2006-2007) and Australian contemporary film (1997-2007) depicts Japanese characters. By analysing the representation of the Japanese characters in these areas I will attempt to gather a broad understanding of how Australians represent, perceive and identify the Japanese today.' -- Author's abstract
Playing Soldiers Toby Schmitz , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: Ampersand Magazine , Summer no. 5 2012; (p. 96-105)
Parables of Pacific Shores : Locations, Caves and Coastal Masculinities in Cast Away and Sanctum Allison Craven , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Etropic : Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics , no. 10 2011; (p. 158-165)
'If one should imagine a map of production locations for dive films or films set on tropical islands since the 1960s, it would likely show a trend towards the southern hemisphere and more recently towards Queensland. Creative industries development in Queensland has been stimulated partly by state bodies, namely the Pacific Film and Television Commission, and Screen Queensland; and the presence of Warner Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast, and filmmakers have also been attracted more recently by production offsets from Screen Australia. There is dim connection to the classical geography of the Antipodes as the underside of the world and a place of monsters.' (Author's introduction)
Last amended 10 Feb 2010 11:18:55
Subjects:
  • Kokoda Trail,
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    Papua New Guinea,
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    Pacific Region,
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    Papua New Guinea,
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    Pacific Region,
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