The Crossing Movie Review 2000

Information and Film Reviews for The Crossing the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
3.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

No, General George Washington did not cross the Delaware river standing in his boat as Emanuel Leutze's famous painting shows. But this historical story is still pretty darn exciting. On Christmas Day in 1776, it seems the American Revolution is destined for failure. Washington (Daniels) has only 2000 troops left and the Continental Army has continually been defeated by the British. But Washington wants to make a final push--a surprise attack on the Hessian garrison at Trenton. Adapted by Howard Fast from his novel.

Distribution

A&E Home Video, PO Box 2284, South Burlington, VT 05407, Toll-free: 888-423-1212, Fax: (802)864-9846, Email: homevideo@aetv.com, URL: http://www.aetv.com

Available on VHS
Running time 100 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Period Piece: 18th Century, Historical Drama, Big Battles, Christmas, True Stories, Military: Army, Books to Film: Howard Fast, Revolutionary War
Screenplay
Howard Fast
Cast
Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastien Roche, Steven McCarthy, John Henry Canavan, Ned Vukovic
Director
Robert Harmon

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