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A Soldier's Story (1984)

A Soldier's Story
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Howard E. Rollins Jr. Howard E. Rollins Jr.
Captain Davenport
Adolph Caesar Adolph Caesar
Sergeant Waters
Art Evans Art Evans
Private Wilkie
David Alan Grier David Alan Grier
Corporal Cobb
David Harris David Harris
Private Smalls
Dennis Lipscomb Dennis Lipscomb
Captain Taylor
Larry Riley Larry Riley
C.J. Memphis
Robert Townsend Robert Townsend
Corporal Ellis


Written by
Charles Fuller Charles Fuller
(screenplay)


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A very good movie

6 years, 1 month ago at Aug 26 14:59
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Honestly, beforehand, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this flick but since I have a weak spot for Denzel Washington, I thought I should check it out. Indeed, nowadays, it is a rather forgotten movie but it's a shame since it is actually a really impressive drama. Denzel Washington who was at the beginning of his illustrious career, had actually a small part but his character was very important... read more
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Racial tensions flare in this gripping drama set in Louisiana at the end of World War II. When Army attorney Capt. Davenport (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) is sent to Fort Neal to investigate the murder of a black sergeant, he faces a mystery much more complex than he'd imagined. Also starring Adolph Caesar and directed by Norman Jewison from Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, the film was nominated for three Academy Awards.
Release date: 2 November 1984
UPC: 043396040892
Tags: Drama (2), 1984 (2), 1980s (2), Murder (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), Murder Mystery (1), Army (1), Military (1), WWII (1), (1), HQ (1), 80's (1), World War II (1), War (1), Mystery (1)
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