Breaker Morant Poster

Release Date: June 19th, 1997

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 1997

PG|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
In South Africa during the Second Boer War, Australian Army Lieutenants Harry "Breaker" Morant (Edward Woodward), Peter Handcock (Bryan Brown) and George Witton (Lewis Fitz-Gerald) stand accused of the murders of six Boer prisoners and the assassination of a German missionary. British Commander-in-Chief Lord Kitchener is determined to see the men found guilty, which he can use as a bargaining chip in an impending peace conference with the Boers.

Cast: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, Bryan Brown, John Waters, Rod Mullinar, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Bud Tingwell, Vincent Ball

Director: Bruce Beresford

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Soldier, Murder, Sacrifice, Fall


Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film