Starring Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown, Terence Donovan and Vincent Ball, "'Breaker' Morant" (also known as "Breaker Morant", "Fall des Lieutnant Morant, Der", "Esecuzione di un eroe") is a Biography/Drama/History/War film directed by Bruce Beresford, and written by Jonathan Hardy (screenplay), released in the USA on May 16 of 1980.
"If you encounter any Boers, you really must not loot 'em and if you wish to leave these shores, for pity's sake don't shoot 'em." "THE BREAKER"
Who directed "'Breaker' Morant":
'Breaker' Morant was directed by Bruce Beresford, an Australian director, writer, producer, and actor.
Before 'Breaker' Morant, Bruce Beresford had directed Blue Fin, released in 1978, Money Movers (1978), The Getting of Wisdom (1978), Don's Party (1976), Side by Side (1975), and Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974). Since, he directed The Club, released in 1980, Puberty Blues (1981), Tender Mercies (1983), King David (1985), The Fringe Dwellers (1986), and Crimes of the Heart (1986).
What was the release date of "'Breaker' Morant":
'Breaker' Morant was initally released in the United States on Friday, May 16, 1980. Also released on Friday, May 16, 1980 have been Fame (dir. Alan Parker), Home Movies (dir. Brian De Palma), and The Long Riders (dir. Walter Hill). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, October 23, 1980 in the United Kingdom; May, 1980 in France; November, 1980 in Italy and on Thursday, May 15, 1980 in Australia.
Who is at the casting of "'Breaker' Morant":
At the casting of 'Breaker' Morant we find Edward Woodward, previously seen in The Wicker Man (1973) and 10 Rillington Place (1971); Jack Thompson (The Journalist (1979), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)); John Waters (The Getting of Wisdom (1978), Weekend of Shadows (1978)) [ more... ]
- Frank Wilson and Bryan Brown, Terence Donovan, Alan Cassell also worked together in Money Movers, released in 1978.
- Bryan Brown, Ray Meagher, Chris Haywood and Rob Steele can also be seen in Newsfront, released in 1978.
- Rob Steele and Jack Thompson, Bryan Brown, Ray Meagher also appeared together in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, released in 1978.
- Chris Haywood and Jack Thompson, Terence Donovan also appeared together in The Man from Snowy River, released in 1982.
- Jack Thompson, Alan Cassell and Frank Wilson can all be seen in The Club, released in 1980.
- Frank Wilson and Jack Thompson, Ray Meagher can be seen in The Journalist, released in 1979.
- Vincent Ball, Chris Haywood and Rob Steele can all be seen in Muriel's Wedding, released in 1994.
What is the Storyline of "'Breaker' Morant":
Breaker Morant concerns the murder trial of three Australian Army officers of the Bushveldt Carbineers serving in South Africa during the Second Boer War (1899?1902). Lieutenants Harry "Breaker" Morant, Peter Handcock, and George Witton are accused of the murder of one Boer prisoner and the subsequent murders of six more. In addition, Morant and Handcock are accused of the sniper-style assassination of a German missionary, the Rev. H. C. V. Hesse. Their defence counsel, J. F. Thomas, has had only one [...]
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