PG | | Drama, History, War
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
"We shot them under Rule 303" is a reference to the.0.303 inch (7.7 millimetre) cartridge used in British Army rifles.
How did Lt. Handcock look?
Corporal Sharp: Like he was thinking, sir... like... I can't think of the...
Major Bolton: Did he look like he was agitated?
Corporal Sharp: Agitated? Yes, that's it, sir. Yes, sir, he looked agitated.
Major Thomas: Objection. Major Bolton is leading the witness.
Major Bolton: I will rephrase ...
The band plays an excerpt from Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow, which premiered three years after the trial took place.
Introducing Lewis Fitz-Gerald as George Witton
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