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A Soldier's Story



In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and fearful black troops, Captain Davenport must battle with deceipt and prejudice in order to find out exactly who really did kill Sergeant Waters.





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A Soldier's Story (1984)
Rating: 7.2/10 (7,242 votes)
Director: Norman Jewison
Writer: Charles Fuller (screenplay) Charles Fuller (play)
Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr. Adolph Caesar Art Evans David Alan Grier
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Crime Drama Mystery
Released: 02 Nov 1984
Plot: An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.