Colonialism on Trial

Colonialism on Trial

2 Episodes

Director Bruce Beresford cross-examines colonial (in)justice in the Boer War and 1920s Nigeria.

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Colonialism on Trial
  • Breaker Morant

    Episode 1

    Directed by Bruce Beresford • 1980 • Australia
    Starring Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters

    At the turn of the twentieth century, three Australian army lieutenants are court-martialed for alleged war crimes committed while fighting in South Africa. With no time to prepare, an Australian ...

  • Mister Johnson

    Episode 2

    Directed by Bruce Beresford • 1990 • United States
    Starring Maynard Eziashi, Pierce Brosnan

    A decade after he broke through with BREAKER MORANT, Australian director Bruce Beresford made another acclaimed film about the effects of colonialism on the individual. In a performance that earned him th...