"Fortress" explores a shocking concept which shows how easily a borderline between a victim and an attacker can be crossed. The children and the teacher, calm and peaceful by nature, when driven beyond their limits by the kidnappers, eventually respond with a cruelty and fury extending that of their oppressors. Written by
>Jaromir "Vassago" Krol <email@example.com>
For one teacher and nine children, the lesson of the day is kill or be killed.
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Did You Know?
According to the "Australian Motion Picture Yearbook 1981/82", during this film's development, Robert Stigwood
's production company R and R Films and director Bruce Beresford
were originally slated as being on board for the movie. This however, would change. See more
During the shots of the youngest girl (Sarah) underwater, she is shown with the markings on her face that she puts in place later in the movie as war paint. See more
You'll be leaving school soon, I s'pose.
Aww, you bet!
Remade as The Fortunate