North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. And the troops' tormentors are not the enemy, but their own comrades-at-arms.
|Sean Connery||Harry Andrews|
|Ian Bannen||Alfred Lynch|
|Ossie Davis||Roy Kinnear|
|Jack Watson||Ian Hendry|
|Michael Redgrave||Norman Bird|
|Neil McCarthy||Howard Goorney|