Gettysburg/Gods and Generals [Director's Cut] [Limited Edition Gift Set] [6 Discs] [DVD]

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    Special Features

    • Gods and Generals Extended Director's Cut: 1 hour of never-before-seen footage
    • New introduction by Ted Turner and Ron Maxwell
    • New commentary
    • 3 insightful historical featurettes
    • Bob Dylan music video & more
    • Gettysburg Director's Cut: 17 minutes of footage not seen in theaters
    • Director commentary
    • 3 vintage featurettes

    Synopsis

    Gods and Generals
    Director Ron Maxwell and producer Ted Turner return to the glory and tragedy of the Civil War in this historical drama, a prequel to Gettysburg, which examines the early days of the conflict through the experiences of three men. Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels) left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to become one of the Union's greatest military minds. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (Stephen Lang) was, like Chamberlain, a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee (Robert Duvall), who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville, the film also introduces us to the many supporting players in the epic tale of the war between the States, among them the women these men left behind, among them Fanny Chamberlain (Mira Sorvino) and Anna Jackson (Kali Rocha). Based on a novel by Jeff Shaara, Gods and Generals also features a new song written and performed by Bob Dylan. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Gettysburg
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara becomes this sprawling historical epic. As in Shaara's novel, director Ronald Maxwell focuses on a handful of major players to dramatize the events of July 1863, when the armies of the Union and Confederacy clash at the small Pennsylvania town of the title. Among them are Martin Sheen as General Robert E. Lee, who disagrees with his top advisor, General James Longstreet (Tom Berenger) over battle strategy, and Jeff Daniels as Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, a college professor whose unorthodox techniques save the day (and possibly the war) for his beleaguered army. Other cast standouts include Richard Jordan in his final film appearance as the ill-fated General Lewis Armistead, and cameo roles for Civil War buff Ken Burns and media mogul producer Ted Turner. Filmed on-location at Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg was shot as a television miniseries for Turner's TNT cable channel, but earned a limited theatrical release. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Robert Duvall
      Robert Duvall - Gen. Robert E. Lee
    • Stephen Lang
      Stephen Lang - Gen. Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson
    • Jeff Daniels
      Jeff Daniels - Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
    • Mira Sorvino
      Mira Sorvino - Fanny Chamberlain
    • Bruce Boxleitner
      Bruce Boxleitner - Lt. General James Longstreet
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