The Crossing

TitleThe Crossing
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsHarmon, Robert, and Howard Fast
Running Time89 min.
Date Released2000
DistributorA & E Home Video; Distributed by New Video
CountryUnited States
MediumTV Film
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

General George Washington's decision to cross the icy Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776 gave the Continental Army its first major military win during the American Revolutionary War. Months after the American colonists declared their independence from Great Britain, repeated defeats, disease, and harsh weather leave officers and soldiers with low morale. Winning independence was not a given. But Washington's surprise attack on Hessian soldiers gave the Army and colonists new inspiration. 

Cast

Jeff Daniels

Roger Rees

Sebastian Roché

Steven McCarthy

John Henry Canavan

Ned Vukovic

David Ferry

Nigel Bennett

Karl Pruner

Duncan McLeod

Andrew Kraulis

Kelly Harms

Jonathan Watton

Kris Holden-Ried

Credits

Directed by Robert Harmon

Screenplay by Howard Fast

Produced by David Coatsworth

Cinematography by Rene Ohashi

Edited by Zach Staenberg

Genre

Drama, Television

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