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A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story is a 1984 American drama film directed by Norman Jewison, based upon Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning Off Broadway production A Soldier's Play. A black officer is sent to investigate and incident involving a black sergeant in Louisiana near the end of WWII. It is a story about racism and segregation in a black U.S Army regiment with white officers deep in the Jim Crow South, in a time and place where a black officer is unprecedented and bitterly resented by nearly everyone. The film was first shown at the Toronto Film Festival. ... more on Wikipedia

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