'Hacksaw Ridge' production designer Barry Robison on going to war in Sydney

The barracks set at Sydney's Fox Studios. (Photo credit:.Jacinta Leong).

Crewing up in the middle of 2015, director Mel Gibson and producer Bill Mechanic were attracted to production designer Barry Robison's experience down under.

Robison, whose mother was born in Fremantle, first worked in Australia on Jodie Foster.s Nim's Island in 2007.

.It was summer and it was gorgeous and [we were] out in the Whitsundays, so I fell in love with that part of the country very quickly,. he tells If..

.Right on the heels of that I was asked to do Wolverine down in Sydney, and during that I realised I could get my Australian citizenship. I finished that process on Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader...

Robison.s dual citizenship, he admits, .certainly factored in to why I got Hacksaw, because it was a tight budget..

Once he got the gig, Robison had a freewheeling chat with Gibson,
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