The Lighthorsemen

The Lighthorsemen

The Lighthorsemen

WWI drama from the director of Free Willy about the Australian light horse unit involved in Sinai and Palestine Campaign's 1917 Battle of Beersheeba.

When the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

1987Rating: PG, Violence & coarse language131 minsAustralia
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The Lighthorsemen / Reviews

Variety

Variety

It’s a pity writer and coproducer Ian Jones couldn’t come up with a more substantial storyline to build around his terrific climax.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Like many labours of love, the new movie is full of sincerity not easily appreciated by outsiders.

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SBS

SBS

Creaky Australian WWI saga doesn't improve with age.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

I haven't seen a better action scene with horses since “Ben Hur.” Whether it's worth the price of admission depends, of course, on how much you like horses.

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