When Trumpets Fade 25 years old

In the heat of battle not all soldiers can be heroes.

When Trumpets Fade

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite requesting a discharge on the grounds of mental disability, Manning is promoted to sergeant and assigned to lead a new platoon of young inductees.


When Trumpets Fade Cast

Name Character
Bobby Cannavale He was 28, now 53 years old as Captain Zenek
Timothy Olyphant He was 30, now 55 years old as Lt. Lukas
Devon Gummersall He was 19, now 45 years old as Lonnie
Dan Futterman He was 31, now 56 years old as Despin
Ron Eldard He was 33, now 59 years old as Manning
Dwight Yoakam He was 41, now 67 years old as Lt. Colonel
Martin Donovan He was 40, now 66 years old as Captain Pritchett
Zak Orth He was 27, now 53 years old as Warren
Frank Whaley He was 34, now 60 years old as Medic Chamberlain
Dylan Bruno He was 25, now 51 years old as Sgt. Talbot
Steven Petrarca as Baxter

When Trumpets Fade Crew

Name Department
Geoffrey Burgon as Music. He was 57 (69) years old when He died Sound
Ian Crafford as Editor. Editing
Thomas Burstyn as Director of Photography. He was 44 (now 70) years old Camera
John Kemeny as Producer. He was 73 (87) years old when He died Production
W.W. Vought as Author. Writing
Joe Lombardi as Special Effects Supervisor. He was 27 (now 53) years old Visual Effects
Wendy Weidman as Casting Associate. Production
David E. Fluhr as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. Sound
Buda Gulyás as Camera Operator. Camera
When Trumpets Fade poster
When Trumpets Fade (25 years)

In the heat of battle not all soldiers can be heroes.

  • Release day: Saturday, June 27, 1998
  • Runtime: 95 minutes