An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten security. The biggest danger of a new heist lies from within the company's own ranks.
In the 17th century, a Jesuit missionary nicknamed Black Robe by the natives and his small party of companions try reaching the Huron tribe in Canada all while facing mistrust, Iroquois warring parties and harsh winter conditions.
Jimmie Blacksmith, the son of an Aboriginal mother and a white father, falls victim to much racist abuse after marrying a white woman, and goes on a killing spree and finds himself on the run in the aftermath.
Angela Punch McGregor
During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the war. The trial does not progress as smoothly as expected by the General Staff, as the defence puts up a strong fight in the courtroom.Written by
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Photographs of the real Lieutnenant Harry "Breaker" Morant triggered the memory of an actor whom director Bruce Beresford just couldn't think of. After wracking his brains extensively, he eventually remembered English "Callan" star, Edward Woodward. Beresford, whilst on a visit to London, convinced Woodward to travel to South Australia to appear in "Breaker Morant". Woodward has stated that his performance in "Breaker Morant" is the best of his career.
[Source: Movie News (Aust), Aug-Sept 1980, Vol 16, No 4, p 40] See more »
The band plays an excerpt from Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow, which premiered three years after the trial took place. See more »
This movie shows what a truly hellish thing war can be. Where no rule but rule `3-0-3' exists. A lot of films show war in one slant or another, glorious or horrific. This one just shows it for what it is. A damned horrible mess. Many of the actors are some of Australia's finest and this movie is a credit to their skill and talent. It has simple production values but it is elevated by their acting abilities and the great script. A definite must for those who favor the war genre in films, and a measuring point for those who seek to make a film about war and the people caught up in it.
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