King and country

Published 2014
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In this stirring anti-war film set during WWI, a tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been accused of desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves is convinced this young man should be executed. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad.

1 Blu-ray disc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical
video file Blu-Ray
Title from sell sheet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Dirk Boarde, Tom Courtney, Leo McKern, Barry Foster, Peter Copley.
Blu-ray, widescreen; requires Blu-ray player.
English dialogue; English subtitles; closed-captioned.
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