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Four Feathers, The (2002)
The Four Feathers is a 2002 directed by Shekhar Kapur. It is based on the 1902 novel of the same name by Alfred Edward Woodley Mason and is the seventh film adaptation. 1884: Great Britain wages war in Sudan. Patriotism is rampant at home, but the British officer Harry Feversham does not allow himself to be infected. He has hated military service for years. In the middle of the Sudan war, shortly before a battle, he quits the service. Thereupon he receives four feathers as a token of his cowardice: three from his comrades and one from his fiancée, who turns away from him in disappointment. Disgusted by his cowardice, he disguised himself as an Arab and slips behind enemy lines to free his comrades.
The following weapons were used in the film The Four Feathers:
What appears to be a Garate .455 Revolver is used by Jack Durrance (Wes Bentley) after catching up the sniper.
Webley Mk V
Edward Castleton (Kris Marshall) and William Trench (Michael Sheen) use an anachronistic Webley .455 Mk V revolver during the battle. The appearance of this Webley model is clearly an anachronism; the Webley Green revolver would be more accurate for this time period.
Martini-Henry Mk. III
British soldiers through out the film are armed with Martini-Henry Mk. III rifles. Most notably seen used by Jack Durrance (Wes Bentley) when firing it at the charging Mahdist warriors in which the rifle's breech block fails and the gun blows up in his face.
Mahdist warriors in the film mainly use 3-band Snider-Enfield rifles first seen used by the Dervish Sniper (Marouazi Mohammed). Abou Fatma (Djimon Hounsou) gives one of these rifles to Harry Faversham (Heath Ledger), who uses it to shoot down one of the pursuing Mahdist guards.
Mahdist Cavalrymen are armed with Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbines.
Remington Rolling Block
The military version of the Remington Rolling Block is seen used by British-Egyptian auxiliary troops and Mahdist guards. Abou Fatma (Djimon Hounsou) manages to disarm one of the guards of his Rolling Block rifle and kill the other with it.
A Gatling Gun with Broadwell drum magazine can be seen in the British camp.