A Soldier's Story
In the town of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot dead just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and fearful black troops, Captain Davenport must battle with deceit and prejudice in order to find out who really did kill Sergeant Waters.
Starring Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Denzel Washington
Director Norman Jewison