A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Crossing at Night

Major General Sosabowski (Gene Hackman) answers the British army’s plea to come across the river by leading a covert crossing at night.

Directed by Richard Attenborough.

Released in 1977 by MGM.

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  • character-type: Soldier
  • character-type: Military Officer
  • action: Blast
  • action: Injure
  • action: Explode
  • action: Shoot
  • action: Kill
  • action: Attack
  • action: Panic
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Military & War Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Real Life
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
  • secondary-genre: 20th Century Period Pieces
  • mood: Disturbing
  • mood: Violent
  • mood: Suspenseful
  • prop: Boat
  • prop: Rope
  • prop: Raft
  • setting: River
  • theme: Heroism
  • theme: Violence
  • theme: Life and Death
  • theme: Defeat
  • theme: War
  • actor: Gene Hackman
  • director: Richard Attenborough
  • producer: John Palmer
  • producer: Richard P. Levine
  • producer: Michael Stanley-Evans
  • producer: Joseph E. Levine
  • cinematographer: Geoffrey Unsworth
  • composer: John Addison
  • editor: Antony Gibbs
  • costume-designer: Anthony Mendleson
  • production-designer: Terence Marsh
  • role-name: Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski
  • screenwriter: Cornelius Ryan
  • screenwriter: William Goldman
  • year: 1977
  • studio: MGM