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Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant is a 1980 Australian film about the 1902 court martial of Breaker Morant, directed by Bruce Beresford and starring British actor Edward Woodward as Harry "Breaker" Morant and Jack Thompson as his attorney. The all-Australian supporting cast features Bryan Brown and Lewis Fitz-Gerald. Beresford co-wrote the screenplay from the 1978 play Breaker Morant: A Play in Two Acts by Kenneth G. Ross. Breaker Morant heavily influenced Australian New Wave war films such as Gallipoli, The Lighthorsemen, and the five-part TV series ANZACS. Recurring themes of these films include the Australian identity, such as mateship and larrikinism, wartime loss of innocence, and the ... more on Wikipedia

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