On Anzac Day 2006, Todd Russell (Lachy Hulme) and Brant Webb (Shane Jacobson), along with fellow miner Larry Knight (Simon Lyndon), were trapped deep inside the Beaconsfield gold mine in Tasmania after a cave-in.
Todd and Brant were enclosed nearly 1000 metres underground, caged in a space so small they couldnt sit up straight or lie down.
Most Australians know that Todd and Brant survived the mine collapse that killed their mate Larry. However, they dont know much more than that. Now Beaconsfield tells the whole story.
After discovering the two men were alive, the search became a dramatic rescue mission. Working in conditions that could see another cave-in at any moment, colleagues worked tirelessly to get them out alive.
It was an event Australia and the world watched unfolding with bated breath. As every news outlet in the country scrambled to cover the story, the
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- Directed by: Glendyn Ivin
Actors movie Beaconsfield:
- Shane Jacobson (Brant Webb)
- Lachy Hulme (Todd Russell)
- Cameron Daddo (Matthew Gill)
- Anthony Hayes (Pat Ball)
- Michala Banas (Carolyn Russell)
- Sacha Horler (Rachel Webb)
- Angus Sampson (Brett 'Cress' Cresswell)
- Syd Brisbane (Gavin 'Cheesy' Cheesman)
- Simon Lyndon (Larry Knight)
- Richard Davies (Daniel Piscioneri)
- Oscar Redding (Rex Johnson)
- Steve Vizard (Richard Carleton)
- Fiona Harris (Toni Griffith)
- Christopher Bunworth (Mike Lester)
- Christopher Stevenson (Peter Hills)