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Release Date: September 23, 2005Running Time: 87 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Historical

Ossie Davis
Stephen Rea
Darnell Williams
Denise Nicholas

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Lorenzo DuFau is a hero. As a World War II sailor, he helped save the world in 1944. As a black man, he had to fight to get in the fight--yet his country ignores him. His son dismisses him as a failure. His grandson hardly knows him. Until late one night when he finally tells his grandson Larry, and Larry's two college friends Kevin and Marcus, about his ship, the USS Mason. In the segregated Navy, with the vast majority of black men relegated to duty as stewards or laborers, DuFau and his shipmates were the only crew to take a warship into combat. As they hear the story, Larry, Marcus and Kevin become the 1940s Mason shipmates: James Graham, Gordon Buchanan, and DuFau himself. Now the adven... Full Summary >>