Monday, July 8, 2013

The Sergeant



1968 American Feature

Cast: Rod Steiger, John Phillip Law, Ludmila Mikaël, Frank Latimore, Elliott Sullivan, Ronald Rubin, Philip Roye and Jerry Brouer
Director: John Flynn
Writer: Dennis Murphy, based on his novel

Synopsis:
In a post-World War II US Army post in France, a dedicated sergeant finds himself overwhelming attracted to one of his men, sending him into a dark, downward spiral of self-loathing and repression.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Audience: 75%
  • OMG rating: 1/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Book: Available



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Awards:
  • David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actor (Steiger).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Dennis Murphy's best-selling novel The Sergeant was originally published in 1958.
  • Director John Flynn's feature film debut.

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