Kokoda (2010)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • First Air Date: 2010-04-22
  • Last Air Date: 2010-04-29
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 2
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 56 min.
  • Production Company: Screen Australia
  • Networks: ABC TV


The true story of the brutal World War II military campaign fought between Australia and Japan in the green hell of the mountains of Papua New Guinea. Told from both the Japanese and Australian perspectives the documentary also explores the impact of the decisions of high command on the soldiers at the front line.

  • Keywords: world war ii, australia, japanese army, papua new guinea, australian history
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    Kokoda Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2010-04-22
    2 Episodes

    Kokoda Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Part 1: The Invasion55 min
    Season 1Episode 2Part 2: The Counterattack55 min
    • William McInnes

      as Himself - Narrator
    • Harry Greenwood

      as "Smoky" Hawson
    • Kengo Hasuo

      as Seiro Okoda
    • Kuni Hashimoto

      as Major General Horii
    • Alan David Lee

      as Brigadier Arnold Patts
    • Kim Knuckey

      as General Blamey
    • Sean Barker

      as Chester Wilmot
    • Kentaro Hara

      as Lt. Colonel Sakamoto
    • Aaron J. March

      as Captain Basil Catterns
    • Yutaka Izumihara

      as Lt. Colonel Tanaka
    Camera Brent Crockett Director of Photography
    Production Faith Martin Casting Director
    Sound Patrick Slater Sound Recordist
    Sound Ian Grant Sound Recordist
    Sound David Bridie Original Music Composer
    Costume & Make-Up Ian Sparke Costume Design
    Sound Chris Goodes Sound Editor
    Sound Chris Goodes Sound Mixer
    Directing Genevieve Martin Second Assistant Director
    Production Stuart Parkyn Production Coordinator
    Production Susan Jackson Production Coordinator
    Directing Tom Hooper Third Assistant Director
    Art Georgina Greenhill Production Design
    Writing Paul Ham Book
    Production Andrew Wiseman Producer
    Editing Uri Mizrahi Editor
    Directing Peter McLennan First Assistant Director
    Sound Graham Wyse Sound Recordist
    Camera Paul Ree Director of Photography