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A soldier's story  Cover Image DVD DVD

A soldier's story

Jewison, Norman, 1926- (film director,, film producer.). Fuller, Charles, (screenwriter.). Schwary, Ronald L., (film producer.). Palmer, Patrick, (film producer.). Rollins, Howard E., 1950-1996 (actor.). Caesar, Adolph, 1933-1986 (actor.). Evans, Art, 1942- (actor.). Grier, David Alan, 1956- (actor.). Harris, David, 1959- (actor.). Lipscomb, Dennis, 1942- (actor.). Riley, Larry, 1953-1992 (actor.). Townsend, Robert, (actor.). Washington, Denzel, 1954- (actor.). Young, William Allen, 1953- (actor.). Hancock, Herbie, 1940- (composer (expression)). Warner, Mark (Mark Roy), (editor of moving image work.). Biggerstaff, Caroline, (editor of moving image work.). Boyd, Russell, 1944- (director of photography.). Fuller, Charles. motion picture adaptation of (work): Soldier's play. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures (presenter.). Image Entertainment (Firm), (distributor.). Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier, David Harris, Dennis Lipscomb, Larry Riley, Robert Townsend, Denzel Washington, William Allen Young. (Cast).

Summary: 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?

Item details

  • ISBN: 076782458X
  • ISBN: 9780767824583
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2010], ©1984.

Contents / Notes

General Note: 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.
English or Spanish dialogue; with optional English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned.
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:
Rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); remastered in high definition.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; with optional English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Racism United States Drama
African American soldiers Drama
Louisiana Drama
Murder Investigation Drama
Racismo Estados Unidos Teatro
Soldados Teatro
Afronorteamericanos Teatro
Murder Investigation
African American soldiers
Racism
Louisiana
United States
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films de fiction.
Adaptations cinématographiques.
Films historiques.
Films de détective.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.

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