The film starts in 1919, soon after World War I has finished, and bases on Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe), an Australian agriculturist and water soothsayer. His three children Arthur (Ryan Corr), Edward (James Fraser), and Henry (Ben O’Toole) presented with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) amid the military crusade in Gallipoli four years already and are assumed dead. After his better half Eliza (Jacqueline McKenzie) submits suicide out of sorrow, Joshua takes steps to bring his children’s bodies home and cover them with their mom.
Joshua goes to Turkey and remains in an inn in Istanbul keep running by war-widowed Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko), however can’t go to Gallipoli by street. Taking in the motivation behind his adventure, Ayshe instructs him to reward a neighborhood angler to movement to Gallipoli by vessel. When he arrives, Joshua discovers that ANZACs are occupied with a mass entombment detail and all regular people are restricted. Major Hasan (Yılmaz Erdoğan), a Turkish officer helping the ANZACs, induces the ANZAC skipper Lt-Col Cyril Hughes (Jai Courtney) to organize helping Joshua with his pursuit. In the wake of discovering Edward and Henry’s graves, Joshua finds in his fantasies that Arthur survives the fight. Hasan perceives Joshua’s surname and reveals to him that Arthur may have been taken prisoner.
Joshua comes back to Istanbul, however neglects to discover which jail camp Arthur was exchanged to, the same number of Turkish records have been copied. He comes back to Ayshe’s inn and discovers that she is being squeezed to wed her brother by marriage, Omer. Their contention winds up warmed and Omer withdraws when Joshua mediates. Ayshe lashes out, pointing the finger at Joshua for exacerbating the situation and instructs him to clear out. As Joshua leaves the inn, Omer and a couple of his companions assault him, just to be ceased by Hasan’s subordinate, Sergeant Jemal (Cem Yılmaz). Jemal takes Joshua to Hasan, who clarifies that the Greeks have attacked and they will guard their nation as the British are not mediating. Joshua chooses to movement with Hasan’s gathering, who will go through the locale where his child may be. As Joshua comes back to the lodging to recover his things, Ayshe apologizes for her prior words.
While on the prepare, Jemal gets some information about a cricket bat he found in the Allied trenches when they withdrew, as he is uncertain whether it is a weapon or not. Joshua at that point discloses to the Turkish fighters on board the prepare the fundamental guidelines of cricket. Be that as it may, Greek troopers assault the prepare with just Jemal, Hasan and Joshua surviving the underlying attack. Utilizing the bat, Joshua spares Hasan as a Greek officer plans to execute him however Jemal is murdered in the subsequent battle. Joshua and Hasan escape to an adjacent town where they detect a windmill, which Joshua found in his repeating dream. There he discovers Arthur alive yet damaged. Arthur uncovers that toward the finish of the fight, Edward was as yet alive however severely injured. He begged Arthur to end his anguish, and Arthur reluctantly went along. Reprimanding himself for his siblings’ passings, Arthur felt he would stay away for the indefinite future to his family.
The Greek fighters who already assaulted the prepare start to assault the town, and the two men endeavor to escape through the mountains. Arthur declines to take after his dad, yet yields when Joshua says that without his significant other and children, he has no place else to go. They effectively dodge the Greek armed force and come back to Ayshe’s inn. The film closes with Joshua drinking some espresso made by Ayshe which demonstrates that she has begun to look all starry eyed at him.