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Sharpe's Peril (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  4 April 2010 (USA)
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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile ... See full summary »

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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the area, strikes fear in the members of the party. When an attack occurs Sharpe takes control of the situation, leading the group 300 miles through enemy territory and training the disorganized, rag-tag group to be proper soldiers. Despite all these responsibilities, Sharpe still manages to find time for a little romance... Written by anonymous

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Die Scharfschützen - Der letzte Auftrag  »

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The character Pvt. Daniel Deever (Charles Venn) dies a heroic death, but it is just after he commits an act of cowardice -- abandoning his post and comrades in the face of the enemy. In 1890, Rudyard Kipling penned the poem "Danny Deever" about the execution of a British soldier for murder. To "do a Danny Deever" is archaic slang for committing a hanging offense; cowardice is among those offenses. See more »

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During several of the battle scenes when the flintlock muskets are fired, neither the hammer nor the strike plate move, though we see spark, flame and smoke. The hammers are not even pulled back so the weapons can fire. See more »

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Subedar Pillai: I would rest easier that we had a professional soldier with us.
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Follows Sharpe's Justice (1997) See more »

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Just watch any Sharpe you see on the box.
9 November 2008 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

They criticized this episode because Daragh O'Malley had got a bit fatter. And maybe Sean Bean had a few more lines on his face - well, how many wives has be tried to please - apparently without success!.

But it's wonderful. Heroism, humanity, and fellow feeling are all there just as they are in the entire series. There's some closure for fellow aficionados; Hakeswill (in a sense) is laid to rest, and Simmerson ends the fool he always was.

Bernard Cornwell is an excellent author, and Sean Bean / Daragh O'Malley and this entire cast has brought it all to wonderful viewing.

Wanna be a soldier!


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