The Crater

The Crater

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Brian Cleaver, a National Serviceman conscript whose number came out of the lottery barrel was sent to Vietnam to serve his country. As a way of dealing with the nightmares of those two battles he experienced firsthand is his search for the missing 42 bodies of enemy soldiers of the North Vietnamese Army who threw themselves at the Australian lines during the battles. Those 42 were bulldozed into a mass grave in a large bomb crater in front of the Australian diggers’ position. This film tells the story of the battles that changed Brian's life and sees him return to Vietnam - to meet old enemies and dig for the bodies of the men he saw killed.