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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Filmmaker
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Breaker Morant (Motion picture)
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
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B74 2008
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
  • 1940-
  • 1940-
  • 1944-
  • 1930-2009
  • 1940-
  • 1948-
  • 1947-
  • 1923-2009
  • 1942-
  • 1948-
  • 1923-
  • 1932-
  • 1948-
  • 1936-
  • 1941-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Hardy, Jonathan
  • Stevens, David
  • Carroll, Matthew
  • 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 Pty. Ltd
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
773
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morant, Breaker
  • Great Britain
  • Ross, Kenneth
  • 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Adapted from the play 'Breaker' Morant by Kenneth Ross
  • New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised and approved by the director, Bruce Beresford
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: Commentary soundtrack (features director and coscreenwriter Bruce Beresford; from 2004); 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; 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
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 sheet folded to 10 pages)
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
ocn919519847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515156714
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2531BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)919519847
System details
Blu-ray; region A; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
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
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Adapted from the play 'Breaker' Morant by Kenneth Ross
  • New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised and approved by the director, Bruce Beresford
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: Commentary soundtrack (features director and coscreenwriter Bruce Beresford; from 2004); 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; 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
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 sheet folded to 10 pages)
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
ocn919519847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515156714
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2531BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)919519847
System details
Blu-ray; region A; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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