Death Of A Soldier (1986)





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Based on a true story about the execution of a psychopathic American G.I. by the U.S. Army in 1942, this wartime drama opens in Melbourne, Australia. U.S. forces and the Australians are at loggerheads, and this antagonism reaches a flash point when Edward J. Leonski (Reb Brown) is spotted running away from the scene of a brutal murder. That action sparks a gun battle between American and Aussie soldiers at a train station that makes it seem as if the two nations are at war with each other. U.S. … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Wiliam L. Nagle
In Theaters:
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


as Maj. Patrick Dannebe...

as Edward J. Leonski

as Detective Sgt. Adams

as Detective Sgt. Marti...

as Margot Saunders

as Maj. William Frick

as Gen. MacArthur

as Maj. Gen. Sutherland

as Pauline Thompson

as U.S. Staff Major
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