Breaker Morant Movie Review 1980

Information and Film Reviews for Breaker Morant the Movie

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In 1901 South Africa, three Australian soldiers are put on trial for avenging the murder of several prisoners. Based on a true story which was then turned into a play by Kenneth Ross, this riveting, popular antiwar statement and courtroom drama heralded Australia's film renaissance. Rich performances by Woodward and Waters.

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Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 107 minutes.
Originally from Australian.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Order in the Court, Men in Prison, Great Death Scenes, Military: Foreign, Order in the Court
Screenplay
Bruce Beresford, Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens
Cast
Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown, Charles "Bud" Tingwell, Terence Donovan, Vincent Ball, Ray Meagher, Chris Haywood, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Rod Mullinar, Alan Cassell, Rob Steele
Cinematography
Donald McAlpine
Director
Bruce Beresford
Music
Phil Cunneen
Producer
Matt Carroll, South Australian Film Corporation

Awards

Australian Film Inst. 1980: Actor (Thompson), Film.

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