In the 17th century, a Jesuit missionary nicknamed Black Robe by the natives and his small party of companions try reaching the Huron tribe in Canada all while facing mistrust, Iroquois warring parties and harsh winter conditions.
An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten security. The biggest danger of a new heist lies from within the company's own ranks.
Jimmie Blacksmith, the son of an Aboriginal mother and a white father, falls victim to much racist abuse after marrying a white woman, and goes on a killing spree and finds himself on the run in the aftermath.
Angela Punch McGregor
Sir John Monash, a complex, highly intelligent man loved by his men, is almost destroyed by the slaughter of his beloved soldiers at Gallipoli but he refuses to give in. He has to battle ... See full summary »
During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the war. The trial does not progress as smoothly as expected by the General Staff, as the defence puts up a strong fight in the courtroom.Written by
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The French title for "Breaker Morant" apparently translates into the English language as "Heroes or Salopards", with 'Salopards' being defined as "dirty types", "rotters", or "nasty bits of work". See more »
When the Boer asks the black guide in Afrikaans "Het jy die regte kennis?" this is an incorrect way of putting it as the sentence literally means "Do you have the right knowledge?" The correct question should have been "Het jy die regte inligting?" meaning "Do you have the right information?" See more »
The fact of the matter is that war changes men's natures. The barbarities of war are seldom committed by abnormal men. The tragedy of war is that these horrors are committed by normal men in abnormal situations. Situations in which the ebb and flow of everyday life have departed and have been replaced by a constant round of fear and anger, blood and death.
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Introducing Lewis Fitz-Gerald as George Witton See more »
A war/courtroom drama on a par with The Caine Mutiny. Well written, acted and photographed without a single superfluous scene or conversation.I have watched it several times and it has always held my complete attention and has never failed to evoke pity and sympathy for the common soldier.
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