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Writers (WGA):
Howard Fast (novel)
Howard Fast (teleplay)
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Release Date:
10 January 2000 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins See more »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
User Reviews:
Intelligent and Engrossing See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jeff Daniels ... Gen. George Washington

Roger Rees ... Gen. Hugh Mercer

Sebastian Roché ... Col. John Glover

Steven McCarthy ... Alexander Hamilton

John Henry Canavan ... Gen. Henry Knox
Ned Vukovic ... Gen. William 'Lord' Stirling
David Ferry ... Gen. Nathaniel Greene

Nigel Bennett ... Gen. Horatio Gates
Karl Pruner ... Gen. Sullivan
Duncan McLeod ... Williams

Andrew Kraulis ... Billy
Kelly Harms ... Tommy

Jonathan Watton ... Cadman

Kris Holden-Ried ... Capt. Heineman (as Kristen Holden-Ried)
Chris Williamson ... Officer
Paul Brogren ... Soldier #1
Robert Persichini ... Soldier #2
Peter Cockett ... Abe
Michael Proudfoot ... Jacob (fisherman) (as Jacob Michael Proudfoot)

Tim Post ... Ike (fisherman)

Julian Richings ... McKenzie
Shaun Austin-Olsen ... Barclay
Paulette Sinclair ... Mrs. Barclay
Donald Ewer ... McKonkey

James Kidnie ... Col. Rall
John Watson ... Piel
Christopher Crumb ... Man #1
Michael Frolick ... Man #2
Mary Pirie ... Woman
Cliff Saunders ... Billy Perkins
Rick Parker ... Mounted police officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kassandra Marr ... Mrs. Williams - soldier's wife
Hamish Robertson ... Wounded soldier
Stefen Rollpiller ... Fisherman Jacob
Kevin Windsor ... Hessian Soldier / Continental Soldier
Shawn Connell ... Soldier (uncredited)
Jason Leduc ... Soldier (uncredited)
Jason McMaster ... Hessian and american soldier (uncredited)

Craig Michaels ... Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Harmon 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Howard Fast (novel "The Crossing")

Howard Fast (teleplay)

Produced by
Robert W. Christiansen .... executive producer (as Bob Christiansen)
David Coatsworth .... producer
David Craig .... supervising producer
Delia Fine .... executive producer: A&E Network
Rick Rosenberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Gary Chang 
 
Cinematography by
Rene Ohashi 
 
Film Editing by
Zach Staenberg 
 
Casting by
Phyllis Huffman 
Diane Kerbel 
 
Production Design by
Lindsey Hermer-Bell 
 
Art Direction by
Edward Bonutto 
 
Set Decoration by
Ian Greig 
 
Costume Design by
Michael Harris 
 
Makeup Department
Rachel Affolter .... second assistant makeup
Katarina Chovanec .... key hair stylist
Stephanie Ingram .... key hair stylist
Amanda Milne .... assistant hair stylist
Jordan Samuel .... key makeup designer
 
Production Management
D.J. Carson .... assistant production manager
David Coatsworth .... unit production manager
Barry Greenfield .... post-production supervisor
Lawrence E. Neiman .... post-production supervisor (as Larry Neiman)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tyler Delben .... trainee assistant director
Rocco Gismondi .... second assistant director
Kevin Hourigan .... third assistant director
Branko Racki .... second unit director
Michael Zenon .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Kelly Farrah .... property master
Adrian Hardy .... props
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Willy Allen .... dialogue editor
Jim Borgardt .... supervising adr editor
Pat Cassin .... second boom operator
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor
Stuart French .... production sound mixer
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist
Tony Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Andrew Lackey .... sound editor
Ken Lee .... boom operator
Matthew Pavolaitis .... extra effects mixer: Technicolor Glendale (as Matt Pavolaitis)
Charles W. Ritter .... dialogue editor
Christopher Sheldon .... supervising sound editor
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Joel Skeete .... digital compositor
Rafael Macho .... title designer (uncredited)
Mark Savela .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Matt Birman .... stunt performer
Eric Bryson .... stunts
Earl Foster .... stunt double: Colonel Rall
Danny Lima .... stunts
Duncan McLeod .... stunt performer
Branko Racki .... stunt coordinator
Robert Racki .... utility stunts
Kevin Rushton .... stunts
Robert C. Shannon .... water safety
John Stead .... stunt performer
Steve Lucescu .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Steve Lucescu .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Jason McMaster .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Parker .... stunts (uncredited)
Branko Racki .... stunts (uncredited)
John Stoneham Jr. .... utility stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Chmura .... camera operator
Maris H. Jansons .... director of photography: second unit (as Maris Jansons)
Bruce Macaulay .... still photographer
David Niven .... assistant camera
David Owen .... gaffer
David Pamplin .... key grip (as David 'Stretch' Pamplin)
 
Casting Department
Olivia Harris .... casting associate
Diane Kerbel .... casting: Toronto
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bev Ball .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Tom Costain .... associate editor
Lauren Giordano .... editor: main titles
 
Music Department
Todd Hayen .... orchestrator
Sherry Whitfield .... music editor
Ron Goldstein .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Tim Fagan .... driver: cast
Dave Marwick .... driver: cast
Rick Selmanovic .... driver
Jeff Steinberg .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Julie Black .... assistant: Jeff Daniels
James F. Breithaupt .... production accountant
Jill Carter .... script supervisor
Sabine Graham .... production coordinator (as Sabine Bernhard)
Gordon Laco .... marine advisor
Jeremy Major .... production assistant
Rick Parker .... animal wrangler
Todd Shannon Jr. .... dive supervisor
Douglas Till .... location manager (as Doug Till)
Peter Twist .... military advisor
Marlea Willis .... senior unit publicist
Kyle Cooper .... title designer (uncredited)
Earl Foster .... double: James Kidnie (uncredited)
 

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89 min
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Trivia:
Also among the American wounded at Trenton was George Washington's cousin, William Washington who would later distinguish himself at the Battle of Cowpens.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Alexander Hamilton is shown as part of Washington's staff during the Battle of Trenton. Hamilton was an artillery officer during the battle and would not become a part of Washington's staff until after the Battle of Princeton, several weeks later.See more »
Quotes:
Gen. George Washington:Well, sir, I waited for you to broach this. What do you think?
Gen. Horatio Gates:You would not wish to know, sir.
Gen. George Washington:Then you have objections.
Gen. Horatio Gates:Many.
Gen. George Washington:Would you specify them?
Gen. Horatio Gates:Gladly. Firstly, in order to attack, one needs an army. You do not have an army. Secondly, in order to attack, one needs soldiers. Your men are not soldiers. Thirdly, your men always go one in direction. To attack requires the other direction. Shall I continue?
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23 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Intelligent and Engrossing, 11 January 2000
Author: comquest from Atlanta, GA

A&E's original motion picture, The Crossing, is an excellent historical drama starring Jeff Daniels in a remarkably human portrayal of General George Washington and the events that led up to the Battle of Trenton.

This story of the Delaware crossing is fast-paced and, along with the action, offers an intriguing look into the military strategy, decision-making and sheer desperation that drove the Revolutionary Army to its first great victory.

The Crossing may be a TV movie, but it would be equally at home in theaters. Well done, highly recommended viewing.

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