The Crossing

The Crossing

DVD - 2002
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It is Dec. 17, 1776. Hounded by superior British forces, his army decimated by disease, desertion and lack of funds, General George Washington faces the unthinkable: he is losing the war for American Independence. A week later, on Christmas Eve, Washington will make one of the most courageous decisions in military history. Staking everything on a risky surprise attack against a garrison of battle-hardened Hessian mercenaries, Washington sets out across the ice-choked Delaware River.
Publisher: [Burlington, Vt.] : A & E Home Video ; [New York] : Distributed by New Video, [2002]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Credits: Cinematography, René Ohashi ; editor, Zach Staenberg ; music, Gary Chang ; production designer, Lindsey Hermer-Bell ; costume designer, Michael Harris.
Performers: Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastian Roché, Steven McCarthy, John Henry Canavan, Ned Vukovic, David Ferry, Karl Pruner.
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
ISBN: 0767050762
UPC: 733961706277
Call Number: DVD C

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kevfarley Oct 12, 2013

An accurate enactment of an important battle. Well worth seeing. (BUT, the film tends to portray the troops as being personally loyal to Washington,.. instead of them being politically aware and deeply committed to The Cause of self-government,.. as was the often the case.)

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