A Soldier's Story

Edition no. 217

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Directed by: Norman Jewison

The murder of a black sergeant on a segregated army base in Louisiana in 1944 is investigated by a black soldier and lawyer, revealing deep-seated racism in the Deep South. Adapted from Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, the film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (for Adolph Caesar), and Best Adapted Screenplay (by Fuller himself).

Technical Specifications

Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Audio: English 2.0 PCM Stereo
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Subtitles: English
Region: B
Discs: 1 Disc |  BD-50

Supplements

  • Audio commentary with director Norman Jewison (1999)
  • Archival Interview with Norman Jewison (2010): ninety-minute, career-spanning discussion between the filmmaker and film historian David Poland
  • March to Freedom (1999): documentary on the experiences of African American soldiers during World War II, narrated by Paul Winfield
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Molefi Kete Asante, an archival interview with Norman Jewison, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits

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