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Breaker Morant [Criterion Collection] [2 Discs] [DVD] [1980]

  • SKU: 28710195
  • Release Date: 09/22/2015
  • Rating: PG
  • 5.0 (1)
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Overall Customer Rating:
5.0
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 1)

Special Features

  • Audio commentary by director Bruce Beresford
  • Interview with actor Edward Woodward from 2004
  • New interviews with Beresford, cinematographer Donlad McAlpine, and actor Bryan Brown
  • New piece about the Boer War with historian Spephen Miller
  • The Breaker, a 1973 documentary profiling the real Harry "Breaker" Morant, with a 2010 statement by its director Frank Shields
  • Trailer

Synopsis

Breaker Morant
Breaker Morant is one of the most acclaimed Australian films, telling a powerful tale of wartime betrayal and injustice. Henry "Breaker" Morant (Edward Woodward) is an Englishman living in Australia at the end of the 19th century. When war breaks out in 1899 between Britain and the Boers (descendants of Dutch colonists), Morant and a number of Australians volunteer for duty and are absorbed into the non-regular units of the British army. Acting under orders from his commanders, Morant oversees the execution of several Boer prisoners; it turns out that one of them was German, and in order to keep the peace with Germany, Britain agrees to courtmartial Morant and two other soldiers, sentencing two to death and one to life imprisonment. Based on a play by Kenneth Ross, Bruce Beresford's film is powerfully filmed and acted and has become a classic anti-war movie since its 1980 release; the script (co-written by Beresford) was nominated for an Academy Award. The final execution scene is nearly overpowering in its sense of tragedy and futility. ~ Don Kaye, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Edward Woodward
    Edward Woodward - Lt. Harry Morant
  • Bryan Brown
    Bryan Brown - Lt. Peter Hancock
  • Lewis Fitz-Gerald
    Lewis Fitz-Gerald - Lt. George Witton
  • Jack Thompson
    Jack Thompson - Major J.F. Thomas
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    Rod Mullinar - Major Charles Bolton
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