Bruce Beresford

Bruce Beresford – Money Movers (1978)

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On the day that one of his armoured cars is robbed, Lionel Darcy (Frank Wilson) receives an anonymous tip off that his multi-million dollar counting house will soon be hit. A corrupt detective (Alan Cassell) passes this information to crime boss Jack Henderson (Charles Tingwell), who sees a business opportunity. He takes control of the robbery plot from a senior Darcys employee, Eric Jackson (Terence Donovan), but a tough ex-cop (Ed Devereaux) makes sure the raid does not go according to plan. Read More »

Bruce Beresford – ‘Breaker’ Morant [+Extras] (1980)

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When they speak of heroes – of villains – of men who look for action, who choose between honor and revenge – they tell the story of Breaker Morant

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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. Read More »