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Balibo is a 2009 Australian film set during the 1975 Indonesian invasion of East Timor, where veteran Australian journalist Roger East (Anthony LaPaglia) teams up with charismatic young politician and future President José Ramos-Horta (Oscar Isaac) to search for the "Balibo Five", five Australian journalists missing at the eponymous town on the West Timorese border.
The following weapons were used in the movie Balibo:
The Browning Hi-Power is the main sidearm of Indonesian forces in the film. It is most notably used by an Indonesian irregular officer to execute one of the Balibo Five.
The AK-47 is the main weapon of Indonesian irregulars and Army Strategic Reserve Command (Kostrad) Paratroopers in the film.
Norinco Type 56
When the Indonesians fire their AK-47s, they become the Norinco Type 56, as noted by their hooded sights.
Sa vz. 58
Some Indonesian irregulars use the Sa vz. 58 assault rifle when they capture the journalists. Later, a few Kostrad paratroopers also use the Sa vz. 58 during scenes depicting the invasion of Dili.
Heckler & Koch G3A3
The Heckler & Koch G3A3 is the main weapon of East Timorese Fretelin soldiers taking part in the defense of Balibo, including driver Ximenes (Osme Gonsalves). Indonesian soldiers are also seen with G3A3s during the invasion of Dili in December 1975.
A variant of the M16 rifle is glimpsed briefly amongst Fretelin troops. It is difficult to tell specifically which variant, but it appears to most closely resemble the XM16E1 Rifle based on the muzzle and flash hider.