Breaker Morant

Australia, 1980

Film
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It is 1901, South Africa. The British war against the Boers has deteriorated into bitter guerilla warfare. A unit of the Bushveldt Carbineers, made up mainly of Australians, is ordered by the British High Command to fight the Boers on their terms and take no prisoners, orders that were to prove fatal for Harry Morant. Stars Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown and Jack Thompson with John Waters and Charles Tingwell.

Credits

producer

Matt Carroll

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Duration

01:44:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35170

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Morant, Breaker, 1865-1902

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Courtroom films and programs

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → History

History → Morant, Breaker, 1865-1902

History → South Africa - History

People → Morant, Breaker, 1865-1902

War films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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