The Hill

(1965)

Genres: Drama, War

David Poland: Sidney Lumet

About The Hill

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At a British World War II military stockade in North Africa, abusive officers force prisoners to endure grueling punishment. But after one of the men dies as a result of the brutal treatment, another inmate (Sean Connery) is determined to seek justice. Sidney Lumet directs this taut drama, which won Best Screenplay at Cannes and received a BAFTA for Best Cinematography. Ossie Davis, Harry Andrews and Ian Bannen co-star.

Cast: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis, Roy Kinnear, Jack Watson, Ian Hendry, Michael Redgrave, Norman Bird, Neil McCarthy, Howard Goorney, Tony Caunter

Director: Sidney Lumet

Release Year: 1965

Length: 123 minutes

Rating: NR

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