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The Four Feathers

Rating:PG-13 (for intense battle sequences, disturbing images, violence and some sensuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:September 20, 2002
Running time:127 minutes
Cast:Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Kate Hudson, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Sheen
Director:Shekhar Kapur
Producer:Stanley Jaffe, Robert R Jaffe, Marty Katz
Writer:Michael Schiffer, Hossein Amini
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: The story, set in 1898, follows a British officer who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plans to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancee send him four white feathers, which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.

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