Death of a Soldier

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Death of a Soldier

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Death of a Soldier

Release Date: May 16, 1986

Year    :   1986
Slogan    :   «The obscenity of war. The brutality of murder. The travesty of justice.»
Genres    :   Drama, History, War
Production Companies    :   Suatu Film Management LTD.
Director    :   Philippe Mora
Producers    :   William L. Nagle, David Hannay
Writers    :   William L. Nagle
RunTime    :   93 mins.

Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to possess their voices. Despite the defense lawyer's concerns that the killer is not fit to stand trial, the US military presses forward with the case and its desire to have the killer executed in order to strengthen the shaky alliance.

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