It is December 17, 1776. Hounded by his superior British forces, his army decimated by disease, desertion and lack of funds, General George Washington faces the unthinkable: He is losing the war for American Independence. A week later, on Christmas Eve, Washington will make one of the most courageous decisions in military history. Staking everything on a risky surprise attack against a garrison of battle hardened Hessian mercenaries, Washington sets out across the ice-choked Delaware River. Facing a desperate confrontation, in which his career, his life and the American Revolution itself hang in the balance Starring Jeff Daniels and Roger Rees. Includes: Behind the scenes featurette; "Save Our History: George Washington Revealed"; Biographies Filmographies; Historical quotes. Running time: 100 minutes. Languages: English.