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The Charge of the Light Brigade ()

directed by Tony Richardson
featuring Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Harry Andrews, Jill Bennett

During the ill-fated charge of British troops at Balaclava in the Crimean War, loyal soldiers who blindly followed orders were led to certain death. This is the fifth time the story has been told on film, but the actual event is an afterthought to the main plot. Snobbish aristocrats and ineffectual politicos combine with pompous blue-bloods to make decisions affecting 600 men thousands of miles away. A decidedly anti-war and satirical slant is presented, as inept generals stand knee-deep in bodies, each blaming the other ...

The Charge of the Light Brigade 2002,

UPC: 027616875761

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