TV Movie | R | | Drama, War
Strong friendship between students slowly turns into bitter rivalry with fatal consequences.
The headmaster, Professor Carmichael, portrayed by Hume Cronyn introduces a US Army officer at school assembly, as a member of the "United States Ski Force." The US Army has never had a "United States Ski Force," however, during World War II, the United States Army 10th Mountain Division was specifically established and trained for ski combat, the only division-sized element of the U.S. Army to specialize in fighting under harsh terrain and weather conditions, the division retains the "mountain" designation for historical purposes but is actually organized as a light infantry division. The 10th Mountain was deployed to Italy during World War II, and was deactivated as a unit shortly after the war, until being reactivated in 1985.
Praise Finny. Finny is Jesus. I love him.
The first time Finny goes to climb the tree, as he starts up, he has a wristwatch on. As he climbs higher, the watch disappears.
Check out our guide to the SXSW 2019, what to watch on TV, and a look back at the 2018-2019 awards season.