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|G&G is a truly awful film with few redeeming features. The battle scenes are not bad , Steven Lang does a good job and Jeff Daniels is as reliable as ever but none can make up for the turgid pace of the film and whoever cast Robert Duvall (and I'm a fan) as Lee has a lot to answer for. Gettysburg was slow but was miles better. I loved Martin Sheen as Lee and the much younger Daniels as Chamberlain. I thought Sheen portrayed Lee as war weary, saddled with the lonliness of command, to perfection. I am a great fan of The West Wing and I often think that Sheen took the character of Lee and made him Jed Bartlett and is really playing President Robert E Lee.
Last Full Measure would probably make a good tv mini-series but after the financial disaster of the other films I can't see where the production money would come from.