Sword of Honour

war drama

Sword of Honour (2001)


Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. Instead he finds himself in the middle of an army full of cowards, incompetents and a few outright evil men. They of course reap the fortunes of war, promotions and fame, but never Crouchback. His war is just an endless list of transfers and an hopeless but noble quest for righteousness.

Director: Bill Anderson
Writer: William Boyd

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PrimeWire Score: 3.5/10 from 2 votes
Release Date: 2001-01-02
Status: Released
Run time: 191 min / 3:11
Production Company : TalkBack Productions
Production Country: United Kingdom


Daniel Craig
as Guy Crouchback
Katrin Cartlidge
as Julia Stitch
Nicholas Boulton
as Bertie
Richard Coyle
as Trimmer McTavish
Simon Chandler
as Maj. Irvine
Christopher Benjamin
as Doctor
Jane Bertish
as Mme Kanyi
Peter Blythe
as Gen. Graves
Tim Briggs
as Sgt. Glass
Selina Cadell
as Angela Crouchback
Robert Pugh
as Brigadier
Robert Daws
Adam Godley
Leslie Phillips
Guy Henry
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Stephen Mangan
Rupert Vansittart
Abigail Cruttenden
Simon Williams
Peter Gunn
Edward Petherbridge
Malcolm Storry
Tom Wisdom
Josh Cole
as Sapper Capt. Beech
Robert Paterson
as Stratton concierge


Writing William Boyd Screenplay
Writing Evelyn Waugh Novel
Production Gillian McNeill Producer
Directing Bill Anderson Director
Sound Nina Humphreys Music
Camera Daf Hobson Director of Photography
Editing Joe Walker Editor
Production Julia Duff Casting
Art Paul Ghirardani Art Direction
Art Stuart Rose Art Direction
Art Ben Scott Production Design
Art Maggie Gray Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Rosalind Ebbutt Costume Design
Writing Susie Conklin Script Editor
Directing Suzanne McGeachan Script Supervisor
Lighting Martin Healey Gaffer
Visual Effects Tony Harding Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Richard Manton Sound Recordist
Editing Andre Schmidt Dialogue Editor
Sound Andy Kennedy Sound Effects Editor
Sound Adrian Rhodes Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Karen Edwards Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Alex Volpe Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Anne Oldham Makeup Designer

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