Release Date: September 20th, 2002
DVD Release Date: February 18th, 2003
PG-13|2 hr 5 min
The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Miramax Films
Distributors: Paramount Pictures