The Resource Breaker Morant, South Australian Film Corporation presents ; screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford ; produced by Matthew Carroll ; directed by Bruce Beresford ; made with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission, the 7 Network and Pact Productions Pty. Ltd

Breaker Morant, South Australian Film Corporation presents ; screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford ; produced by Matthew Carroll ; directed by Bruce Beresford ; made with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission, the 7 Network and Pact Productions Pty. Ltd

Label
Breaker Morant
Title
Breaker Morant
Statement of responsibility
South Australian Film Corporation presents ; screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford ; produced by Matthew Carroll ; directed by Bruce Beresford ; made with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission, the 7 Network and Pact Productions Pty. Ltd
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Commentator
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Donald McAlpine ; film editor, William Anderson ; production designer, David Copping ; wardrobe designer, Anna Senior ; musical arranger, Phil Cuneen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B743 2015
PerformerNote
Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown, Charles Tingwell, Terence Donovan, Chris Haywood, Vincent Ball, Ray Meagher, Alan Cassell, Russell Kiefel, Rob Steele, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Rod Mullinar
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1940-
  • 1940-
  • 1930-2009
  • 1940-
  • 1948-
  • 1947-
  • 1923-2009
  • 1942-
  • 1948-
  • 1923-
  • 1932-
  • 1948-
  • 1936-
  • 1941-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Carroll, Matthew
  • Hardy, Jonathan
  • Stevens, David
  • Woodward, Edward
  • Thompson, Jack
  • Waters, John
  • Brown, Bryan
  • Tingwell, Charles
  • Donovan, Terence
  • Haywood, Chris
  • Ball, Vincent
  • Meagher, Ray
  • Cassell, Alan
  • Fitz-Gerald, Lewis
  • Mullinar, Rod
  • McAlpine, Donald M.
  • Anderson, William
  • Copping, David
  • Senior, Anna
  • Cuneen, Phil
  • Ross, Kenneth
  • Miller, Stephen M.
  • Shields, Frank
  • Sinyard, Neil
  • South Australian Film Corporation
  • Australian Film Commission
  • Seven Network Australia
  • Pact Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
Criterion Collection
Series volume
773
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morant, Breaker
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Trials (Military offenses)
  • Great Britain
  • Australia
  • Morant, Breaker
  • Great Britain
  • South African War (1899-1902)
  • Trials (Military offenses)
  • Australia
Technique
live action
Label
Breaker Morant, South Australian Film Corporation presents ; screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford ; produced by Matthew Carroll ; directed by Bruce Beresford ; made with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission, the 7 Network and Pact Productions Pty. Ltd
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Adapted from the play 'Breaker' Morant by Kenneth Ross
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features director and co-screenwriter Bruce Beresford); Bruce Beresford (interview with Beresford recalls the production of the film); Donald McAlpine (McAlpine recalls his work on the film); Bryan Brown (Brown talks about his performance as Lieutenant Peter Handcock in the film); Edward Woodward (2004 interview with Woodward about playing Lieutenant Harry "Breaker" Morant in the film); The South African War (new piece about the Boer War with historian Stephen Miller); Trailer. Disc 2: The breaker (1973 documentary by Frank Shields looks at the life of the Anglo-Australian army captain Harry "Breaker" Morant); The myth exploded (2011, Frank Shields discusses his film and its omission of a key detail about Harry "Breaker" Morant). Insert includes an essay by film scholar Neil Sinyard
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn917195801
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515156813
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2532D
  • CC2532D-1
  • CC2532D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)917195801
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Breaker Morant, South Australian Film Corporation presents ; screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford ; produced by Matthew Carroll ; directed by Bruce Beresford ; made with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission, the 7 Network and Pact Productions Pty. Ltd
Link
Publication
Note
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Adapted from the play 'Breaker' Morant by Kenneth Ross
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features director and co-screenwriter Bruce Beresford); Bruce Beresford (interview with Beresford recalls the production of the film); Donald McAlpine (McAlpine recalls his work on the film); Bryan Brown (Brown talks about his performance as Lieutenant Peter Handcock in the film); Edward Woodward (2004 interview with Woodward about playing Lieutenant Harry "Breaker" Morant in the film); The South African War (new piece about the Boer War with historian Stephen Miller); Trailer. Disc 2: The breaker (1973 documentary by Frank Shields looks at the life of the Anglo-Australian army captain Harry "Breaker" Morant); The myth exploded (2011, Frank Shields discusses his film and its omission of a key detail about Harry "Breaker" Morant). Insert includes an essay by film scholar Neil Sinyard
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn917195801
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515156813
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2532D
  • CC2532D-1
  • CC2532D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)917195801
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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