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Breaker Morant | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Breaker Morant  107 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, War]  [Bruce Beresford]  [03 Jul 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Bryan Brown, Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters
Plot:  Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
Writer:  Jonathan Hardy (screenplay by), David Stevens (screenplay by), Bruce Beresford (screenplay by), Harold Lander (story editor), Kenneth G. Ross (adapted from the play "'Breaker' Morant" by), Kit Denton (additional material from "The Breaker" by)
Language:  English, Afrikaans    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Black Robe | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Black Robe  101 min,  R,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Bruce Beresford]  [04 Oct 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  10 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Aden Young, August Schellenberg, Lothaire Bluteau, Sandrine Holt
Plot:  A young Jesuit priest seeks to convert the Indian tribes in Canada while also trying to survive the harsh winter.
Writer:  Brian Moore (screenplay), Brian Moore (novel)
Language:  Cree, English, Mohawk, Algonquin, Latin    Country:  Canada, Australia, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Driving Miss Daisy | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Driving Miss Daisy  99 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [26 Jan 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 24 nominations.
Actors:  Dan Aykroyd, Jessica Tandy, Morgan Freeman, Patti LuPone
Plot:  An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
Writer:  Alfred Uhry (screenplay), Alfred Uhry (play)
Language:  English, Hebrew    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Tender Mercies | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Tender Mercies  92 min,  PG,  [Drama, Music]  [Bruce Beresford]  [10 Jun 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Betty Buckley, Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Wilford Brimley
Plot:  A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.
Writer:  Horton Foote
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crimes of the Heart | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Crimes of the Heart  105 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [23 Jan 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Sissy Spacek
Plot:  Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ...
Writer:  Beth Henley (screenplay), Beth Henley (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Club | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Club  96 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Sport]  [Bruce Beresford]  [18 Sep 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Wilson, Graham Kennedy, Harold Hopkins, Jack Thompson
Plot:  Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.
Writer:  David Williamson (play), David Williamson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Don's Party | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Don's Party  90 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [10 Nov 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Clare Binney, Graeme Blundell, Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, Pat Bishop, Ray Barrett
Plot:  The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the...
Writer:  David Williamson (play), David Williamson
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fringe Dwellers | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Fringe Dwellers  98 min,  [Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [01 Oct 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Bob Maza, Justine Saunders, Kristina Nehm, Kylie Belling
Plot:  Story of an aboriginal family who tries to move out of the fringe into the main white community.
Writer:  Bruce Beresford, Rhoisin Beresford, Nene Gare (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Getting of Wisdom | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Getting of Wisdom  101 min,  [Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [25 Aug 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Dorothy Bradley, Julia Blake, Kay Eklund, Max Fairchild
Plot:  Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) crafts a tender coming-of-age tale that introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to ...
Writer:  Henry Handel Richardson (from the novel by), Eleanor Witcombe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Evelyn | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Evelyn  94 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [25 Dec 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Aidan Quinn, Hugh McDonagh, Julianna Margulies, Niall Beagan, Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Vavasseur
Plot:  1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children...
Writer:  Paul Pender
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, Ireland, USA, UK, Netherlands    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Adventures of Barry McKenzie  114 min,  [Comedy]  [Bruce Beresford]  [12 Oct 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Peter Cook, Spike Milligan
Plot:  Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.
Writer:  Bruce Beresford, Barry Humphries
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Aria | Movie Details for Director Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge, Julien Temple | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Aria  90 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge, Julien Temple]  [30 Oct 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  John Hurt, Roy Hyatt, Sevilla Delofski, Stephanie Lane, Theresa Russell
Plot:  Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (...
Writer:  Robert Altman (segment), Bruce Beresford (segment), Don Boyd (segment), Bill Bryden (segment), Derek Jarman (segment), Franc Roddam (segment), Nicolas Roeg (segment), Ken Russell (segment), Charles Sturridge (segment), Julien Temple (segment)
Language:  Italian, French, German, English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Barry McKenzie Holds His Own  93 min,  [Comedy]  [Bruce Beresford]  [12 Dec 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Donald Pleasence, Ed Devereaux
Plot:  Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that ...
Writer:  Barry Humphries (original photoplay), Bruce Beresford (written in collaboration with)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Last Dance | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Last Dance  103 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Bruce Beresford]  [03 May 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Peter Gallagher, Randy Quaid, Rob Morrow, Sharon Stone
Plot:  A lawyer assigned to the clemency case of a woman on death row finds himself forming a deep friendship with her while he tries to prevent her impending execution.
Writer:  Steven Haft (story), Ron Koslow (story), Ron Koslow (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Double Jeopardy | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Double Jeopardy  105 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Bruce Beresford]  [24 Sep 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 40/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Ashley Judd, Benjamin Weir, Bruce Greenwood, Jay Brazeau, Tommy Lee Jones
Plot:  A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Writer:  David Weisberg, Douglas Cook
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Silent Fall | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Silent Fall  101 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Bruce Beresford]  [28 Oct 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  J.T. Walsh, John Lithgow, Linda Hamilton, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Writer:  Akiva Goldsman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Her Alibi | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  Her Alibi  94 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Mystery]  [Bruce Beresford]  [03 Feb 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 15%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Farentino, Paulina Porizkova, Tom Selleck, William Daniels
Plot:  A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows ...
Writer:  Charlie Peters
Language:  English, Romanian, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Good Man in Africa | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 30%  A Good Man in Africa  94 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Bruce Beresford]  [09 Sep 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, External Reviews
Actors:  Colin Friels, Diana Rigg, Joanne Whalley, John Lithgow, Sean Connery
Plot:  Politics are already strained between English imperialists and the West African government of Kinjanja, when womanizing British diplomat Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels) is caught in bed with ...
Writer:  William Boyd (novel), William Boyd (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  South Africa, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King David | Movie Details for Director Bruce Beresford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 29%  King David  114 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Bruce Beresford]  [29 Mar 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 8%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alice Krige, Denis Quilley, Edward Woodward, Richard Gere
Plot:  This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Writer:  Andrew Birkin (screenplay), James Costigan (screenplay), James Costigan (story based upon The Books of Samuel I and II Chronicles I and the Psalms of David)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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