The General’s Daughter
The General’s Daughter is a 1999 thriller film directed by Simon West, starring John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton, and Clarence Williams III. It is based on the novel of the same name by Nelson DeMille. The story follows the investigation into the rape and murder of an Army captain, the daughter of a high-ranking general. As the evidence mounts, it leads to a conspiracy involving a powerful businessman, a covert military operation and an even more sinister secret. The film explores the themes of loyalty, honor, and justice, and how these are sometimes compromised in the face of power and greed.