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Glory

Edward Zwick / US, 1989 / 122 min.

No fewer than 180,000 Black soldiers fought in the American Civil War. Glory tells the story of Trip (Denzel Washington) and Rawlins (Morgan Freeman), two soldiers in the first regiment made up of all Black volunteers. The pair take part in the historical Battle of Fort Wagner. Brought Denzel Washington his first Oscar.

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Death or Glory is the motto of the 54th infantry regiment made up of Black volunteers that storms Fort Wagner, an almost impenetrable Confederate stronghold. They incur huge casualties, but the incredible courage with which these soldiers, led by white colonel Robert Gould Shaw, take the fight to the enemy proves a great morale boost to the Unionist cause.

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Persons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains scenes of violence

Director

Edward Zwick

Production year

1989

Country

US

Original title

Glory

Length

122 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NONE

Format

DCP

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