Breaker Morant Movie (1980) Trailer - Plot Synopsis: South Africa, 1901.
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 Boer on its terms and take no prisoners, an order which will prove fatal to a man they call "The Breaker" - Lieutenant Harry Morant.
This classic Australian motion picture of injustice and the horror of war has swept the world to become one of the most acclaimed Australian movies ever made.
Director Bruce Beresford (Paradise Road, Mao's Last Dancer) garnered international acclaim for this riveting drama set during a dark period in Australia's colonial history and featuring passionate performances by Edward Woodward (Hot Fuzz), Bryan Brown (Two Hands) and Jack Thompson (The Great Gatsby) rugged cinematography by Donald McAlpine (My Brilliant Career, Patriot Games) and an Oscar®-nominated script based on true events.