Breaker Morant

TitleBreaker Morant
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsBeresford, Bruce
Running Time107 min
Date Released07/1980
DistributorNew World Pictures
CountryAustralia
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Following the brutal death of a British captain in the Boer War in South Africa in 1901, Lt. Harry Morant leads his unit in pursuit of the Boers, attacks their camp, and has a captive executed. Other executions and deaths lead to the arrest and trial of Morant and two other lieutenants.

Cast

Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown, Rod Mullinar, Charles Tingwell.

Credits

South Australian Film Corporation presents; screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, and Bruce Beresford; produced by Matthew Carroll; directed by Bruce Beresford.

Genre

Feature, Historical, War, Film adaptations, Drama

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