A Soldier's Story

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A Soldier's Story

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A Soldier's Story

Release Date: September 14, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «Alone, far from home, and far from justice, he has three days to learn the truth about a murder... and the truth is a story you won't forget.»
Genres    :   Drama, Mystery, War, Crime
Production Companies    :   Caldix, Columbia Pictures
Director    :   Norman Jewison
Producers    :   Ronald L. Schwary, Norman Jewison, Patrick J. Palmer, Chiz Schultz, Charles Milhaupt
Writers    :   Charles Fuller
RunTime    :   101 mins.
Budget    :   6000000
Revenue    :   21821347

In a rural town in Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. Military lawyer, Captain Davenport—also a black man—is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and fearful black troops, Davenport must battle with deceit and prejudice in order to find out exactly who really did kill the Master Sergeant.

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