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Three australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Breaker morant is an anti-war film that takes no prisoners. The tomatometer rating - based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics - is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers. Breaker morant is a 1980 australian feature film about the court martial of breaker morant, directed by bruce beresford and starring british actor edward woodward as harry breaker morant.
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In 2013, the documentary, breaker morant the re trial was made for foxtel's history channel notwithstanding the success of the film, it became a defining moment in the history of the case for a judicial inquiry. Acclaimed australian anti-war film breaker morant is out now on blu-ray from criterion collection.