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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama, War  |  8 May 1988 (USA)
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A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".

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A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".

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One of a number of filmed adaptations of plays made by director Robert Altman during the 1980s. See more »

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Gripping, extreme character study
13 April 2000 | by (Roanoke, VA) – See all my reviews

I went into this movie for one reason only--I'm a huge Peter Gallagher fan. That aside, it took some time for me, a non-military civilian to get past the military language and settle down for a remarkable movie about a navy court martial. The characters are brilliant, and the direction (by the always wonderful Robert Altman) was superb. The story is interesting to males and females, for different reasons I suppose. I found this movie much more interesting than a recent court martial movie, Rules of Engagement, which seemed to glorify in it's large budget and bloody special effects. The Caine Mutiny Court Martial is a simple film, shot in only 2 settings, but gives you a satisfaction and also a disturbing feel after the film is over. I highly recommend it.


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