"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.
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
After Sally emerges from the water while she's exploring, for an instant her hair seems swept back and pressed down, clearly drenched. During the next shot, which is a close-up, her hair looks as if it had been hastily dried with a towel, even though we never even see her touch her hair. See more
Shit, Miss. I thought you snuffed it!
Remade as The Fortunate