There were several future film and TV makers shooting home movies at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.
Bruce Beresford is one of Australia’s most successful and internationally recognised film directors. But at 16 years of age Bruce was only just discovering what he could do with a movie camera.
Laura Tweedle Ramsbotham (played by Susannah Fowle) in Bruce Beresford's film adaptation of The Getting of Wisdom(1978), by Henry Handel Richardson.
A floral dress worn by Laura Tweedle Ramsbotham (played by Susannah Fowle) in Bruce Beresford's film adaptation of The Getting of Wisdom (1978), by Henry Handel Richardson.
Morant (Edward Woodward) and Handcock (Bryan Brown) march to their executions.
In a lonely, windswept hill camp, far out in the veldt, Captain Hunt (Terence Donovan) instructs Captain Taylor (John Waters) to execute Boer prisoners brought in by Morant (Edward Woodward).
Morant (Edward Woodward), Handcock (Bryan Brown) and Witton (Lewis Fitz-Gerald) meet their lawyer, Major J.F. Thomas (Jack Thompson), a country solicitor.
Director Bruce Beresford's Breaker Morant (Australia, 1980) was a tense psychological drama of injustice and brutal pragmatism in which the British put a group of Australians on trial for