Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals

Robert Duvall
Director: Ronald F. Maxwell Cast: Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
, Stephen Lang
Stephen Lang
, Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels
Ronald F. Maxwell

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Overview

Ron Maxwell's civil war epic Gods and Generals comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of the film. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. English, French, and Spanish subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a scene-specific commentary track recorded by Maxwell as well as Civil War historians Keith Gibson and James I. Robertson Jr., a featurette on the realities of slave life during the time period of the film, a biography on General Stonewall Jackson, and a featurette on the painstaking historical accuracy of the film. A pair of music videos, one from Bob Dylan, and an introduction by Ted Turner rounds out this excellent package from Warner Bros. that is highly recommended to any Civil War enthusiast.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/15/2003
UPC: 0085392341320
Original Release: 2003
Rating: PG-13
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 3:39:00
Sales rank: 1,080

Special Features

Closed Caption; All-new introduction by executive producer Ted Turner; Feature-length audio commentary by writer/director Ronald F. Maxwell and 2 of the film's historical advisors, Col. Keith Gibson and James I. Robertson Jr.; 3 insightful making-of documentaries: Journey to the Past, the African-American slave experience in the film's era; The Life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a closeup look at this complex military man; and The Authenticities of the Film, about the movie's painstaking recreations of actual events; 2 music videos: Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" and Mary Fahl's "Going Home"; Interactive menus; Theatrical trailer; Scene access; Subtitles: English, Français & Español; Enhanced features for you DVD-ROM PC: original website, including extensive production and historical notes, interactive activities, Civil War links and more

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Duvall Gen. Robert E. Lee
Stephen Lang Gen. Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson
Jeff Daniels Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Mira Sorvino Fanny Chamberlain
Bruce Boxleitner Lt. General James Longstreet
Kevin Conway Sgt. Buster Kilrain
C. Thomas Howell Tom Chamberlain
Frankie R. Faison Jim Lewis
Matt Letscher Col. Adelbert Ames
Jeremy London Alexander "Sandie" Pendleton
William Sanderson Gen. A. P. Hill
Kali Rocha Anna Morrison Jackson
Brian Mallon Brig. General Winfield Scott Hancock
Mia Dillon Jane Beale
Donzaleigh Abernathy Martha
George Allen Confederate Officer
Bo Brinkman Major Walter H. Taylor
Robert Byrd Confederate General
Bill Campbell Gen. George Pickett
Ryan Cutrona Gen. Marsena Patrick
Robert Easton John Janney
Joseph Fuqua Col. J.E.B. Stuart
Phil Gramm Virginia Delegate
Lydia Jordan Jane Corbin
Edward Markey Irish Brigade Officer
Dana Rohrbacher 20th Maine Officer
R. E. Turner Col. Tazewell Patton
Alex Hyde-White Ambrose Burnside
Malachy McCourt Francis P. Blair
Royce D. Applegate Brig. General James L. Kemper
John Castle Old Penn
David Foster Captain Ricketts
Patrick Gorman Brig. Gen. John Bell Hood
Bo Gray Poague
Conn Horgan Dooley
Rosemary Knower Mary Lincoln
James Patrick Stuart Col. E. Porter Alexander
Dechen Thurman Actor
Trent Walker McClintock
Mark Aldrich Adjutant
Keith Allison Capt. James J. White
Mac Butler Gen. Joseph Hooker
Shane Callahan Bowdoin Student
David Carpenter Rev. Beverly Tucker Lacy
Jim Choate Gen. Bernard Bee
Martin Clark Dr. George Junkin
Chris Clawson Charles Beale
Scott Allen Cooper Lt. Joseph Morrison
Devon Cromwell Caset Charlie Norris
Scott Davidson Sam Beale
Justin Dray George Jenkins
Miles Fisher John Beale
Keith Flippen Maj. Gilmore
Bourke Floyd Longstreet's Courier
Dennis Frye Griffin's Aide
James Garrett Gen. John Curtis Caldwell
Karen Goberman Lucy Beale
Alexander Gordon Martha's Older Son
Bo Greigh Pvt. Pogue
Fred Griffith Gen. Robert Rodes
Karen Hochstetter Roberta Corbin
James Horan Col. Cummings
Ben Hulan Lieutenant
Sam Hulsey Julian Beale
Les Kinsolving Gen. William Barksdale
Damon Kirsche Harry McCarthy
Lew Knopp Jackson's Courier
James Thomas Lawler Another Looter
Matt Lindquist Johann Heros Von Borcke
Doug Lory 2nd Irishman
Daniel J. Jesus Manning Maj. John Harman
Tom Mason Old Man in Fredericksburg
Jonathan Maxwell Capt. Ellis Spear
Terry McCrea Captain
Andrew McOmber Young Corporal
Rosemary Meacham Hattie
Marquis Moody Martha's Younger Son
Peter Neofotis Wounded Maine Man
Mark Nichols Surgeon in Fredericksburg
Carsten Norgaard Gen. Darius Nash Couch
Tim O'Hare Lt. Col. Clair Mulholland
Sean Pratt Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire
Jasmyn Proctor Martha's Daughter
John Prosky Gen. Lewis Armistead
Kyle Prue Wounded Maine Soldier
W. Joseph Quam 1st Irishman
Ted Rebich Looter #3
Tim Ruddy Pvt. McMillan
Noel Schwab Colston's Officer
Morgan Sheppard Gen. Isaac Trimble
Christie Lynn Smith Catherine Corbin
Michael Sorvino Federal Soldier
Stephen Spacek Capt. James Power Smith
Dana Stackpole Lottie Estelle
Matthew Staley Lieutenant Boswell
David Stifel Rev. David S. Jenkins
Stephen Leonard Sullivan Federal Soldier
Buck Taylor Gen. Maxcy Gregg
Chris Conner John Wilkes Booth
Tyler Trumbo Young Wellford
Christopher Crutchfield Walker Looter
Scott Watkins Gen. Raleigh Colston

Technical Credits
Ronald F. Maxwell Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Suzanne Arden Associate Producer
Gregory W.M. Bolton Art Director
Donald P.H. Eaton Asst. Director
Randy Edelman Score Composer
Corky Ehlers Editor
Moctesuma Esparza Executive Producer
David Franco Musical Direction/Supervision
John Frizzell Score Composer
Dennis Frye Associate Producer
Nick Grillo Co-producer
Stephen Halbert Sound/Sound Designer
Casey Hallenbeck Set Decoration/Design
Michael Z. Hanan Production Designer
Martin G. Hubbard Set Decoration/Design
Robert Katz Executive Producer
Patricia Klawonn Set Decoration/Design
Richard La Motte Costumes/Costume Designer
Mace Neufeld Executive Producer
Kees Von Oostrum Cinematographer
Robert G. Rehme Executive Producer
Jeff Shaara Associate Producer
Jonathan J. Short Set Decoration/Design
Ronald G. Smith Executive Producer
Joy Todd Casting
Stan Tropp Set Decoration/Design
Ted Turner Executive Producer
Kees Van Oostrum Cinematographer
Robert J. Wussler Executive Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Widescreen
1. Foreword and Credits
2. An Offer Declined
3. Virginia Responds
4. Answering the Call
5. A Son's Choice
6. Train With the Bayonet
7. Only the Black Flag
8. Ol' Tom Fool
9. Thy Will Be Done
10. Manassas: A Stone Wall
11. Yell Like Fury
12. We Must Never Forget
13. The Chamberlains
14. The Jacksons
15. 20th Regiment
16. No Shortage of Enemies
17. First Brigade
18. Burnside's Decision
19. All That We Are
20. Open Hearts
21. From His Daughter
22. Good Soldiers
23. Fredericksburg Erupts
24. Mistress of the House
25. We Who Are About to Die
26. Fellow Irishmen
Side #2 -- Special Features
27. Not Yet Our Time
28. Line of Battle
29. Hell at the Front
30. Battlefield Silence
31. Wanting to Die Free
32. How Horrible Is War
33. Orders and Signs
34. Compared to What?
35. All the Daddies
36. Well With Us
37. Trading
38. The General's Lady
39. The Bonnie Blue Flag
40. Duty and Consequences
41. No Excuse for Slavery
42. Crying for Them All
43. Family Reunion
44. Jackson's Next Mission
45. Sneaking Up on the Enemy
46. Surprise at Chancellorsville
47. Night Ambush
48. Lost Arms
49. Lemonade and Love
50. Commander's Prayer
51. Crossing Over
52. Coda and End Credits

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