The Charge of the Light Brigade Movie Review 1968

Information and Film Reviews for The Charge of the Light Brigade the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Political indictment of imperialistic England in this revisionist retelling of the notorious British defeat by the Russians at Balaclava. Battle scenes are secondary to this look at the stupidity of war. Fine cast; notable animation sequences by Richard Williams.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 130 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Historical Drama, War, General, Great Britain, Period Piece: 19th Century, Military: Foreign, Anti-War War Movies, Adapted from a Poem
Screenplay
Charles Wood
Cast
Trevor Howard, John Gielgud, David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Harry Andrews, Jill Bennett, Peter Bowles, Mark Burns, Alan Dobie, T.P. McKenna, Corin Redgrave, Norman Rossington, Rachel Kempson, Donald Wolfit, Howard Marion-Crawford, Mark Dignam, Ben Aris, Peter Woodthorpe, Roger Mutton, Joely Richardson
Cinematography
David Watkin
Director
Tony Richardson
Music
John Addison
Producer
Neil Hartley, United Artists

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