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Directed by: Robert Connolly
Produced by: Balibo Film Pty Ltd


As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian-based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic Jose Ramos-Horta to tell the story of his country and investigate the fate of the missing men. Balibo is a political thriller that tells the true story of crimes that have been covered up for over thirty years. (Balibo Press Kit)

Year: 2009
Country of origin: Australia