A soldier's story / Columbia Pictures presents ; a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison.
Captain Davenport, a proud black army attorney, is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, to investigate the ruthless shooting death of Sergeant Waters. Through interviews with Sarge's men, Davenport learns that he was a vicious man who served the white world and despised his own roots. Was the killer a bigoted white officer? Or could he have been a black soldier embittered by Waters' constant race baiting?
- ISBN: 076782458X
- ISBN: 9780767824583
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures ; , ©1984.
Contents / Notes
Based on A soldier's play by Charles Fuller.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: "March to freedom" documentary narrated by Paul Winfield; [optional] Director Norman Jewison's commentary; Original theatrical trailer.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Music, Herbie Hancock ; editors, Mark Warner, Caroline Biggerstaff ; director of photography, Russell Boyd.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier, David Harris, Dennis Lipscomb, Larry Riley, Robert Townsend, Denzel Washington, William Allen Young.
|Target Audience Note:||
|System Details Note:||
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); remastered in high definition.
English or Spanish dialogue; with optional English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned.
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