“The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial,” directed by the late William Friedkin, known for “The Exorcist,” is a gripping naval drama. The movie, which had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, explores a case involving the American Navy.
Lieutenant Stephen Maryk (Jake Lacy) is facing charges for removing Lieutenant Commander Phillip Queeg (Kiefer Sutherland) from command in the middle of a hazardous storm at sea. The main argument: Was it a brave act or a mutiny?
Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Clarke, Jake Lacy, and more, this film explores honor and duty. Based on Herman Wouk’s Pulitzer-winning novel, it’s a tale of moral dilemmas and leadership.
“The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” will be available for streaming from October 6 with the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME plan.
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About “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial”
Barney Greenwald, a skeptical lawyer, finds himself reluctantly defending a naval lieutenant who took charge of the Caine from its captain, Lt. Philip Francis Queeg (portrayed by Kiefer Sutherland), during a perilous sea storm. Yet, as the court-martial proceedings unfold, Greenwald begins to question whether it was truly mutiny or rather the courageous acts of a group of sailors who couldn’t rely on their unpredictable leader. This compelling film is based on Herman Wouk’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and brought to life by the acclaimed Oscar®-winning director, William Friedkin.
Directed and written by William Friedkin
Based on “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” by Herman Wouk
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Clarke, Jake Lacy, Monica Raymund, and Lance Reddick
Cinematography: Michael Grady
Release dates: September 3, 2023 (Venice); October 6, 2023 (United States)