The War Poster

Release Date: November 4th, 1994

DVD Release Date: April 13th, 1999

PG-13|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
In 1970s rural Mississippi, Vietnam veteran Stephen Simmons (Kevin Costner) adjusts to life after military service. Plagued by nightmares about his wartime experiences, Stephen finds some measure of peace in his new mining job and his relationship with his wife, Lois (Mare Winningham). As Stephen works through his battle trauma, his children -- son Stu (Elijah Wood) and daughter Lidia (Lexi Randall) -- wage a war against a group of neighborhood kids over the ownership of a tree house.

Cast: Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winningham, Lexi Randall, Christine Baranski, Raynor Scheine, Bruce A. Young, LaToya Chisholm

Director: Jon Avnet

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Island World

Keywords: 1970s, Endearing, Moving, Father, Sacrifice, Emotional, Rescue, Wife, Rivalry, Son, School, Small town, Intense, Transformation, Daughter, Hospital