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A Soldier's Story

  • Drama
  • 1984
  • Norman Jewison
  • 96 mins
  • 15

Summary

A drill instructor at an army base in 1940s Louisiana is killed under suspicious circumstances. A black military investigator is sent to discover the truth behind the death, only to encounter racial prejudice from the white officers and resentment from the soldiers under their command. Drama, starring Howard E Rollins Jr, Denzel Washington, Adolph Caesar and Art Evans.

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Credits

Cast

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Capt DavenportHoward E Rollins Jr
Master Sgt Vernon C WatersAdolph Caesar
Pte WilkieArt Evans
Cpl CobbDavid Alan Grier
Pte SmallsDavid Harris
Capt TaylorDennis Lipscomb
C J MemphisLarry Riley
Cpl EllisRobert Townsend
Pte PetersonDenzel Washington
Big MaryPatti LaBelle

Crew

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DirectorNorman Jewison

Details

Theatrical distributor
Columbia-Emi-Warner Dists Ltd
Language
English
Guidance
Contains violence and swearing.
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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