About

During World War One, Turkey was a German ally. Hoping to knock Turkey out of the war, the British launched an invasion at the Gallipoli Peninsula. As part of the British Empire, colonial troops from Australia and New Zealand fought in this campaign. They became known as ANZACs. Gallipoli was to be a defining event in the history of these two nations.
 
25 April tells the story of the New Zealand’s involvement in this flawed and brutal campaign, which led to the deaths of thousands of young men and women. In New Zealand, the words “Gallipoli” and “ANZAC” have many meanings and great significance. So much so, that April 25th is a public holiday - a day of remembrance throughout the nation. And the year 2015-16 was designated by the NZ Government as WW100, a year of wide-ranging centenary commemorations, of which this film is a part.
 
 
Duration: 
85min
Production Year: 
2015
Production Company: 
General Film Corporation
Festival/Awards: 
2015 Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Holland Animation Film Festival, Annecy International Animation Film Festival,
Sales Agent: 
K5 International

Key Cast

Thomas 'Hami' Grace
Tainui Tukiwaho
Edmund Bowler
Andrew Grainger
Muriel Wakeford
Chelsie Preston Crayford
George Tuck
Fraser Brown
John Persson
Matt Whelan
Ormond Burton
Gareth Reeves

Key Crew

Editor
Tim Woodhouse
Animation
Flux Animation Studios
Music
David Long
Researcher
Keiran McGee
Creative Director of Flux Animation
Brent Chambers