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.
Jack Thompson was the first actor to ever win the then new Best Supporting Actor category at the Cannes Film Festival for playing Major J.F. Thomas in this film.
Well, they say a slice off a cut loaf is never missed.
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
Traditional - Afrikaans
Written by Albert Diggenhof (i.e.Gideon Fagan) (uncredited) and Josef Marais (uncredited)
Arranged by Eric Cook and his Orchestra (uncredited)
Performed by John Pfitzner
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