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PG| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
A black Army investigator (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) travels to a remote military base in the heart of the Louisiana backwoods to look into the mysterious murder of a black sergeant toward the tail end of World War II. Once he arrives, the investigator discovers an Army regiment and an entire community that, despite the beginnings of integration, is still torn apart by race and segregation. He soon learns that on this base, trust is sparse and secrets are a currency all their own.

Cast: Howard E. Rollins Jr. , Adolph Caesar , Denzel Washington , Dennis Lipscomb , Art Evans , Larry Riley , David Alan Grier , Robert Townsend

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Mystery

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

A Soldier's Story (1984)

Release Date: September 14th, 1984|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • July 27, 2013 matthew
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    i think this film should have received oscars for best picture as well as oscars for best actor and best supporting actor.

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