In this brilliant drama, an African-American military attorney delves into a hotbed of racial hatred and shame during as he investigates the death of a black sergeant. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Academy Standard Flat Theatrical Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
"...Tense drama....The cast as a whole is expert..." - 09/14/1984 New York Times, p.C10
"...A SOLDIER'S STORY is a taut, gripping film which features many of the old fashioned virtues of a good Hollywood production -- brilliant ensemble acting, excellent production values, a crackling script...fine direction and a liberal political message..." - 09/05/1984 Variety