Pharaoh's Army (1995)


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This fascinating historical drama, set in 1862 during the Civil War, chronicles the coming of age of a young Kentucky farm boy. The story begins in Meshack Creek, KY, a tense town where loyalties were sharply divided. Sarah Anders and her son were living there on an isolated farm while her husband was off fighting with the Confederates. They are one day jeopardized by the sudden arrival of Union-Army captain John Hull Abston and his ragged regiment. While they stay, Sarah and the captain begin a … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Robby Henson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 21, 2004


as John Hull Abston

as Sarah Anders

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as Mourner
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Critic Reviews for Pharaoh's Army

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 13, 2001
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

A gem, the best Civil War film I ever saw.

Full Review… | August 17, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A provocative surprise at every level.

Full Review… | July 7, 2010
Film Snobbery

October 8, 2005

Full Review… | June 5, 2002
Boxoffice Magazine

Audience Reviews for Pharaoh's Army

An absolutely fantastic film, which ranks among Ride With the Devil as the best civil war movies. The story itself is small and self-contained, yet speaks to the many of the emotions and issues at play during the Civil War which made it such a tremendously complex conflict. No black and white, just shades of gray.

Jeffrey Meyers
Jeffrey Meyers

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