Essay about The Crossing Released On Television The 2000

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The Crossing released on TV the 2000. It is about the book the crossing, which is about George Washington crossing the Delaware on a Christmas night and winning the battle of Trenton. This fill was directed by Robert Harmon, with a very low budget to work with he sat out to make this as good as possible. This movie was nominated for a couple of awards, and won two. One was the ASC award, Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series/Pilot. The other one was Peabody award which was won in 2001. The cast of the film was: Jeff Daniels as Gen. George Washington, Roger Rees as Gen. Hugh Mercer, Sebastian Roché as Col. John Glover, Steven McCarthy as Alexander Hamilton, John Henry Canavan as Gen. Henry Knox, Ned Vukovic as William Alexander, Lord Stirling, David Ferry as Gen. Nathaniel Greene, Nigel Bennett as Gen. Horatio Gates, Karl Pruner as Gen. John Sullivan, Duncan McLeod as Williams, Andrew Kraulis as Billy, Kelly Harms as Tommy, Jonathan Watton as Cadman, Kris Holden-Ried as Capt. Heineman, Julian Richings as McKenzie. These are the main cast in the film. This director does a great job making it work. This movie is about 1776 when they take over the town of Trenton with a surprise attack on Christmas morning. This is what a major was and I mean major turning point in the war, it changed every ones minds about the war and about George Washington himself. Think about this as I tell you about the good and the bad about this movie.


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