The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment’s plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
- Stars: Alek Wek, Alex Jennings, Alex Zorbas, Alexandra Kabi, Andy Coumbe, Angela Douglas, Anna Diafe Ndiaye, Ben Uttley, Bruce Lawrence, Campbell Brown, Charles Pemberton, Christian Coulson, Craig McDonald, Daniel Caltagirone, Djimon Hounsou, Heath Ledger, Hugh Ross, Hugo Hedley, James Cosmo, James Embree, Julio Lewis, Karim Doukkali, Kate Hudson, Kris Marshall, Laila Rouass, Lionel Mahop, Lucy Gordon, Manar Mohamed, Mark Tonderai, Marouazi Mohammed, Medoune Ndiaye, Megan Hallin, Michael Sheen, Mohamed Bouich, Mohamed Quatib, Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni, Natalie Hallam, Nick Holder, Nider Mohamed, Ray Donn, Rhidian Bridge, Richard Manlove, Rupert Penry-Jones, Serena Lorien, Thioumbe Samb, Tim Pigott-Smith, Wes Bentley
- Duration: 132min
- Director: Shekhar Kapur
- Country: GB, MA, US
- Quality: HD