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Sisters of War (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama, War | TV Movie 14 November 2010
The lives of two Australian women, Lorna Whyte, an army nurse, and Sister Berenice Twohill, a Catholic nun, from New South Wales during World War II.

Director:

Brendan Maher

Writers:

John Misto (screenplay), Rod Miller (manuscript "The Lost Women of Rabaul")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claire van der Boom ... Sister Berenice Twohill
Sarah Snook ... Lorna Whyte
Khan Chittenden ... Len
Anna Volska Anna Volska ... Sister Cordula
Gerald Lepkowski ... Bishop Leo Scharmach
Susie Porter ... Kay Parker
Kuni Hashimoto Kuni Hashimoto ... Japanese Captain
Kentaro Hara Kentaro Hara ... Sugal
Helen Christinson ... Cal
Helen Cassidy Helen Cassidy ... Tootie
Catherine Miller Catherine Miller ... Sister Martha
Ben Taylor ... Dave
Paulini Curuenavuli Paulini Curuenavuli ... Sister Marie
Ken Makio Ken Makio ... Suzuki
Andrew Buchanan Andrew Buchanan ... Army Major
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The lives of two Australian women, Lorna Whyte, an army nurse, and Sister Berenice Twohill, a Catholic nun, from New South Wales during World War II.

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nurse | sister | nun | See All (3) »

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2010 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sisters of War See more »

Filming Locations:

Queensland, Australia

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

[first lines]
Newsreel Narrator: [voice-over] 1500 lucky diggers are poised to show Australian might in action and dispel any fears of a Japanese invasion. They're heading for the capital of New Britain, Rabaul. As soon as they've unpacked, they're off to the nearest beach. Is the surf as good as Bondi, fellas? And what better way to spend the day, than dancing on a tropical beach with some of our prettiest flowers. Pick one for me, mate.
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Soundtracks

Waltzing Matilda
(uncredited)
Music by Christina McPherson
Lyrics by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson
Whistled by the Australian soldier in the cell in Japan
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Excellent movie...
17 April 2019 | by glennsmith-34341See all my reviews

Excellent movie based on the true story of the nurses of Rabaul. Good for all audiences.


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