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240 Ratings

Breaker Morant

'Breaker' Morant

Directed by Bruce Beresford
Australia, 1980


At the turn of the twentieth century, three Australian officers are court-martialed for alleged war crimes. With no time to prepare, an Australian major, appointed as defense attorney, must prove that they were just following orders and are being turned into political pawns.

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Breaker Morant Directed by Bruce Beresford

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1980 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

Academy Awards

1981 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

National Board of Review

1981 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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