With his ragtag army on the verge of surrender, the last chance for him and his young nation lay with a desperate Christmas night attack. The true story behind George Washington's 1776 crossing of the ice-covered Delaware River to surprise British forces in Trenton, New Jersey, is told in this grand historical drama. Jeff Daniels stars as Washington; with Roger Rees, Nigel Bennett. 100 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; featurettes; biographies; filmographies.