The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American epic war film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a semi-fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount Austen, which was part of the Guadalcanal Campaign in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
Drama, war. Director: Terrence Malick. Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte and others. Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. Running time: 2:50:00.
The Thin Red Line may refer to: The Thin Red Line (Battle of Balaclava), an 1854 military action during the Crimean War, and later figurative uses of the term. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, a military unit nicknamed the Thin Red Line following their involvement in the military action.
The Thin Red Line was a military action by the British Sutherland Highlanders 93rd (Highland) Regiment at the Battle of Balaklava on 25 October 1854, during the Crimean War. In this incident, the 93rd, aided by a small force of 100 walking wounded, 40 detached Guardsmen...
The Red line, or "to cross the red line", is a phrase used worldwide to mean a figurative point of no return or line in the sand, or "a limit past which safety can no longer be guaranteed.". The origin of the phrase in English traces back to the "Red Line Agreement" in 1928 between largest oil companies of...
The Thin Red Line is American author James Jones's fourth novel. It draws heavily on Jones's experiences at the Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse during World War II's Guadalcanal campaign.
The Thin Red Line is a 1881 oil-on-canvas painting by Robert Gibb depicting the 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot at the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854, during the Crimean War. In an incident which became known as the "The Thin Red Line"...