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75 Ratings


Directed by Robert Connolly
Australia, 2009
Drama, Thriller, Mystery


Recreating true-life events, Balibo tells the story of five Australian-based journalists who bore witness to the atrocities wrought by Indonesian forces during the invasion of tiny, unprotected East Timor.

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Balibo Directed by Robert Connolly

Awards & Festivals

São Paulo International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Best Foreign Feature Film (Audience Award)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2010 | 3 wins including: Best Actor - Male

2010 | 6 nominations including: Best Film

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