The Lighthorsemen

The Lighthorsemen (1987)

Genres - Action, Adventure, Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, War Adventure  |   Release Date - Apr 8, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 111 min.  |   Countries - Australia  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

An elite Australian cavalry unit attacks the Turkish-held stronghold of Beersheba in this World War I adventure drama. Four friends go through the trials of battle in this epic $10 million production. The Australians resent being led by the British who continually misuse the cavalry. They conspire to strike out on their own to prove their effectiveness and drive the Turkish hordes from the desert town.



war, battle [war], campaign, desert, recruit [soldier], soldier, troops