Tim Rice’s epic new musical of love and desire, From Here to Eternity, adapted from the classic 1951 novel. The story tells the tale of G Company, in particular First Sergeant Milt Warden, who begins an affair with his captain's wife Karen, insubordinate soldier and male hustler Maggio and Private Robert E. Lee Prewitt, an infantryman from Kentucky and self-described thirty-year man (a career soldier), who falls in love with prostitute Lorene. Because he blinded a fellow soldier while boxing, the stubborn Prewitt refuses to box for his company's outfit led by Captain Dana Dynamite Holmes and then resists the Treatment, a daily hazing ritual in which the non-commissioned officers of his company run him into the ground.
Liberator Film Studios filmed From Here to Eternity just before the musical closed in the West End. The show was filmed over three days, two days in front of a live, paying audience and one day for close ups without an audience.
While the show was a big flop in London, Tim Rice hoped financing a filming would be a good idea in order to give the show longer life and build interest for future productions of his musical.
The film was eventually released in the UK in July of 2014 and later also was in the US by Fathom Events in October 2016.
From Here to Eternity was released on DVD from Liberator Film Studios and is also available to stream directly on Amazon.