The Four Feathers

Movies from Film Forum, 09/26/02Director Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth) is back with a new epic. Well, perhaps it's not so new. The Four Feathers, a novel by A.E.W. Mason, has already been a film five times over. This latest production stars Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, and Kate Hudson as tormented Brits caught up in war, love, and the desire to prove their courage. Like last year's Pearl Harbor, the cinematography and spectacular battle scenes are gaining raves, but the rest of the drama, including the love triangle, is getting boos.Holly McClure (Crosswalk) enjoyed the film because it "deals with friendships, loyalty and love relationships … man's faith, his will to survive, and his trust in God."But Michael Elliott calls it "a jumbled mix of missed opportunities … a film that would...

Proper Review
Jan 1st 2002
Full review >>
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry