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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Heath Ledger
Kate Hudson
Wes Bentley
Djimon Hounsou
Michael Sheen
Directors
Shekhar Kapur
Screenwriters
Michael Schiffer
Hossein Amini
Running Time
131 minutes

The Four Feathers
Heath Ledger is the British officer troubled by the thought of fighting in a war he doesn't believe in.


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Plot
Troubled by the thought of fighting in a war he doesn't believe in, a young British officer resigns from the army. Branded a coward by his friends and fiancée, he embarks on a dangerous rescue mission in the Sudan to restore his reputation.


Verdict
With so many cinematic blueprints to draw from, how can this be such an uninvolving mess?


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

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