South Africa, 1901. The war against the Boers has deteriorated into bitter guerilla warfare. A unit of the Bushveldt Carbineers, made up mainly of s, is ordered by the High Command to the fight the Boer on it's terms and take no prisoners, an order which will prove fatal to a man they call "The Breaker" - Lieutenant Harry Morant. This classic motion picture of injustice and the horror of war has swept the world to become one of the most acclaimed movies ever made. Director Bruce Beresford (Paradise Road, Mao's Last Dancer) garnered international acclaim for this riveting Drama set during a dark period in Australia's colonial history and featuring passionate performances by Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown and Jack Thompson rugged cinematography by Donald McAlpine (My Brilliant Career, Patriot Games) and an Oscar®-nominated script based on true events.