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The Charge of the Light Brigade

PG-13| 2 hr. 8 min.

Plot Summary
During the Crimean War between Britain and Russia in the 1850s, a British cavalry division, led by the overbearing Lord Cardigan (Trevor Howard), engages in an infamously reckless strategic debacle against a Russian artillery battery. An inept chain of command and the arrogance of the aristocratic officers nearly destroys the brigade. Interpersonal wars within the unit, including unfaithful wives and a rivalry between Lord Cardigan and Captain Nolan (David Hemmings), heighten the conflict.

Cast: Trevor Howard , Vanessa Redgrave , John Gielgud , Harry Andrews , Jill Bennett , David Hemmings , Peter Bowles , Mark Burns

Director: Tony Richardson

Genres: Historical drama

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

Release Date: September 22nd, 1968|2 hr. 8 min.

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