Australian Screen

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The Wreck of the Batavia (1973)

An early film by Bruce Beresford traces the story of the Dutch ship Batavia, wrecked on a coral reef off the coast of Western Australia in 1629.

Length: 48 minutes 8 seconds

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 23285

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