Cadence Movie Review 1989

Information and Film Reviews for Cadence the Movie

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The directorial debut of actor Martin Sheen, this fitful melodrama stars son Charlie as an unruly trooper on a 1960s army base. Placed in an all-black stockade for punishment, he bonds with his brother prisoners by defying the hardcase sergeant (played by Sheen the elder). Characters and situations are intriguing but not rendered effectively. Based on the novel "Count a Lonely Cadence" by Gordon Weaver.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama
Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Laurence "Larry" Fishburne, Michael Beach, Ramon Estevez
Martin Sheen
Georges Delerue
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