A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story (1984)

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.

Writing:
  • Charles Fuller
Directing:
  • Norman Jewison
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  • Release Date: 1984-09-14
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 101
  • Revenue: $21,821,347
  • Budget: $6,000,000

John Hancock

Sergeant Washington

William Allen Young

Private Henson

Trey Wilson

Colonel Nivens

Denzel Washington

Private First Class Peterson

Dennis Lipscomb

Captain Taylor

Scott Paulin

Captain Wilcox

Howard Rollins

Captain Davenport

Adolph Caesar

Sergeant Waters

Art Evans

Private Wilkie

Robert Townsend

Corporal Ellis

David Alan Grier

Corporal Cobb

David Harris

Private Smalls

Patti LaBelle

Big Mary

Wings Hauser

Lieutenant Byrd
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