Beneath Hill 60

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Beneath Hill 60 is a 2010 Australian war film directed by Jeremy Sims (credited as Jeremy Hartley Sims) and written by David Roach. Set during World War I, the film tells the story of the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company’s efforts in mining underneath... read more
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Beneath Hill 60 is a 2010 Australian war film directed by Jeremy Sims (credited as Jeremy Hartley Sims) and written by David Roach. Set during World War I, the film tells the story of the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company’s efforts in mining underneath Hill 60 in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. During the war, a series of mines filled with explosive charges were placed beneath German lines to aid the advance of British troops. The screenplay is based on an account of the ordeal written by Captain Oliver Woodward, who is portrayed by Brendan Cowell in the film. Beneath Hill 60 was released in Australia on 15 April 2010. In July 2009, it was reported that there were plans to have the film showcased at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

Original Release

04/15/2010

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Cast

Brendan Cowell Oliver Woodward
Harrison Gilbertson Frank Tiffin
Steve le Marquand Bill Fraser
Gyton Grantley Norman Morris
Alex Thompson Walter Sneddon
Duncan Young Tom Dwyer
Alan Dukes Jim Sneddon
Warwick Young Percy Marsden
Mark Coles Smith Billy Bacon
Anthony Hayes William McBride
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jeremy Sims

Writers

David Roach

Cast

Brendan Cowell Oliver Woodward
Harrison Gilbertson Frank Tiffin
Steve le Marquand Bill Fraser
Gyton Grantley Norman Morris
Alex Thompson Walter Sneddon
Duncan Young Tom Dwyer
Alan Dukes Jim Sneddon
Warwick Young Percy Marsden
Mark Coles Smith Billy Bacon
Anthony Hayes William McBride
Leon Ford Lt. Robert Clayton
Jacqueline McKenzie Mrs. Emma Waddell
Gerald Lepkowski William Waddell
Bella Heathcote Marjorie Waddell (as Isabella Heathcote)
Chris Haywood Colonel Wilson Rutledge
Aden Young Major Brady North
Tom Green Warren Hutchings (as Tom Green)
John Stanton General Lambert
Martin Thomas Ginger O'Donnell
Oliver Leimbach Screaming Soldier

Producers

John Lee Executive Producer
Greg Rains Executive Producer
Ross Thomas Executive Producer
Bill Leimbach Producer
David Roach Producer
Michelle Russell Producer
Jeremy Sims Producer

Editors

Dany Cooper

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