The Charge of the Light Brigade
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The Charge of the Light Brigade
During the ill-fated charge of British troops at Balaclava in the Crimean War, loyal soldiers who blindly followed orders were led to certain death. This is the fifth time the story has been told on film, but the actual event is an afterthought to the main plot. Snobbish aristocrats and ineffectual politicos combine with pompous blue-bloods to make decisions affecting 600 men thousands of miles away. A decidedly anti-war and satirical slant is presented, as inept generals stand knee-deep in bodies, each blaming the other for the fiasco. Vividly underscored here is the fanaticism, dedication,… More

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"The Charge of the Light Brigade now seems brilliant and to the point."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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