A Soldier's Story1984

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A Soldier's Story
Directed by:
Norman Jewison

Released on September 14 of 1984 in the USA, "A Soldier's Story" (also known as "Storia di un soldato", "Sergeant Waters - Eine Soldatengeschichte") is a Drama/Mystery/War film directed by Norman Jewison . Howard E. Rollins Jr. is starring, alongside Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier, David Harris and Dennis Lipscomb.

Alone, far from home, and far from justice, he has three days to learn the truth about a murder...and the truth is a story you won't forget.

Who is the director of "A Soldier's Story":

A Soldier's Story was directed by Norman Jewison, a Canadian producer, director, actor, and writer.

Before directing A Soldier's Story, Norman Jewison had directed Best Friends, released in 1982, F.I.S.T (1978), Rollerball (1975), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), and Gaily, Gaily (1969). Since, he directed Agnes of God, released in 1985, Moonstruck (1987), In Country (1989), Other People's Money (1991), Only You (1994), and "Picture Windows" (1994) (mini) {Soir Bleu (1995).

When was "A Soldier's Story" released:

A Soldier's Story was first released on Friday, September 14, 1984, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, September 14, 1984 are Exterminator 2 (dir. Mark Buntzman), The Evil That Men Do (dir. J. Lee Thompson), and Ninja III: The Domination (dir. Sam Firstenberg). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 15, 1985 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, September 13, 1984 in Canada; Wednesday, March 06, 1985 in France; Friday, April 12, 1985 in Germany and on Saturday, June 08, 1985 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "A Soldier's Story":

At the casting of A Soldier's Story we find Howard E. Rollins Jr., previously seen in The House of God (1984) and Ragtime (1981); Adolph Caesar (Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (1980), Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle (1975)); Art Evans (Class Reunion (1982), Wrong Is Right (1982)) [ more... ]

  • Denzel Washington and Art Evans, Robert Townsend also appeared in The Mighty Quinn, released in 1989.
  • Art Evans, David Alan Grier and Wings Hauser also appeared together in Tales from the Hood, released in 1995.
  • Art Evans and Wings Hauser also worked together in Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, released in 1986.
  • Robert Townsend and David Alan Grier also appeared in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "A Soldier's Story":

Conflicted, light-skinned Sergeant Waters (Adolph Caesar) ruthlessly heaps abuse upon his men. He calls them all "worthless geechees", but he especially relishes torturing the jovial and highly talented C.J. Memphis (Larry Riley).

When Waters is killed, there are plenty of suspects for Captain Davenport (Howard E. Rollins, Jr.).

Art Evans plays Private Wilkie, a nervous man too acquiescent for his own good. David Alan Grier plays C.J.'s closest friend, bonded by their Mississippi roots. [...]

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