Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Glory

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From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 7am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movie Glory from 1989.
Glory is a 1989 American war film directed by Edward Zwick about the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the Union Army's second African-American regiment in the American Civil War.
It stars Matthew Broderick as Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the regiment's commanding officer, and Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman as fictional members of the 54th.
The screenplay by Kevin Jarre was based on the books Lay This Laurel (1973) by Lincoln Kirstein and One Gallant Rush (1965) by Peter Burchard, and the personal letters of Shaw.
The film depicts the soldiers of the 54th from the formation of their regiment to their heroic actions at the Second Battle of Fort Wagner.
Glory was nominated for five Academy Awards and won three, including Best Supporting Actor for Washington.
It won many other awards from, among others, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, the Golden Globe Awards, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the Political Film Society, and the NAACP Image Awards.
The film was co-produced by TriStar Pictures and Freddie Fields Productions, and distributed by Tri-Star Pictures in the United States.
It premiered in limited release in the United States on 14 December, 1989, and in wide release on 16 February, 1990, making $27 million on an $18 million budget.
The soundtrack, composed by James Horner and performed in part by Boys Choir of Harlem, was released on 23 January, 1990.
The home video was distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
On 2 June, 2009, a widescreen Blu-ray version, featuring the director's commentary and deleted scenes, was released.
Directed by: Edward Zwick.
Produced by: Freddie Fields.
Screenplay by: Kevin Jarre.
Based on: Lay This Laurel 1973 novel, by Lincoln Kirstein and One Gallant Rush 1965 novel, by Peter Burchard.
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman.
Music by: James Horner.
Cinematography: Freddie Francis.
Edited by: Steven Rosenblum.
Production company: Freddie Fields Productions.
Distributed by: TriStar Pictures.
Release date: 14 December, 1989 (Limited), 16 February, 1990 (Wide)
Running time: 122 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $18 million.
Box office: $27 million.
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