Fortress Poster

Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: July 25th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
As the teacher at a small school in rural Australia, Sally Jones (Rachel Ward) leads a rather mundane life. However, for her and nine of her students, all of that changes when a band of criminals breaks into their school to take them hostage. Dragging the teacher and children to the outback, the kidnappers intend to hold their victims for ransom. But Jones has other plans. Leading her pupils, Jones turns on her captors and fights to first survive and then escape.

Cast: Rachel Ward, Sean Garlick, Rebecca Rigg, Robin Mason, Marc Aden Gray, Beth Buchanan

Director: Arch Nicholson

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Buena Vista (Walt Disney)

Keywords: Tense, Transformation, Survival, Escape, School, 1980s, Underdog