A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery behind the attack.
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Terrific and outstandingly mounted courtroom drama-cum-military mystery. Come for the cast, stay for a brilliantly constructed whodunnit and musing on the piffling silliness of colonial British rule. Great stuff.