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BREAKER MORANT

(1980)

South Australian Film Corporation

During the Boer War, three Australian soldiers are court martialed and found guilty of murdering civilian prisoners. Based on true incidents surrounding the British Army’s need to find political scapegoats, the script, direction and performances give this Oscar and Golden Globe nominated film an outstanding emotional impact. Stars Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown. Winner – AFI Award for Best Film Winner – AFI Award for Best Director Winner – AFI Award for Best Actor (Jack Thompson) Winner – AFI Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Bryan Brown) Winner – AFI Award for Best Cinematography (Don McAlpine) Winner – AFI Award for Best Original Screenplay Winner – AFI Award for Best Sound Winner – AFI Award for Best Production Design Winner – AFI Award for Best Costume Design. Winner – Cannes Film Festival Best Supporting Actor Award (Jack Thompson)

PRODUCER: Matt Carroll

DIRECTOR: Bruce Beresford

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