Unbroken - Trailer
Director Angelina JolieYear 2014Genre(s) Dramas
Louis Zamperini has learned to fight tooth and nail for what he believes in all through life. It may have caused him one or two problems with the law in his youth, but it taught him that to achieve success, he must fight harder than anyone else. It's with this attitude that he joins his school track team, eventually surpassing the sprinting talents of all the local sportsmen. He lands a place on the US 5000 metres team for the 1936 Berlin Olympics before disaster strikes. It's World War II and America has become involved with the conflict; Louis must put his promising running career on hold in order to joined the US Army Air Force and defend his country. But he is faced with new challenges when he and his comrades find themselves adrift on the Pacific Ocean following a devastating plane crash. Unfortunately for them, waiting on the land ahead at Japanese soldiers who inter him and his peers in a Tokyo prison. What he subsequently displays during his time there is a remarkable show of strength of character, fearlessness and an unwavering courage that would touch millions.
'Unbroken' is based on the harrowing biographical account of recently deceased veteran Louis Zamperini entitled 'Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption' by Laura Hillenbrand. Directing the movie is Angelina Jolie ('In the Land of Blood and Honey', 'A Place in Time') who works alongside writers Coen Brothers, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ('No Country for Old Men', 'Fargo'); Richard LaGravenese ('P.S. I Love You', 'Beautiful Creatures'); and William Nicholson ('Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom', 'Les Misérables'). The movie is set to be released on December 26th 2014.
Starring: Jack O'Connell, Jai Courtney, Garrett Hedlund, Domhnall Gleeson, Alex Russell, Spencer Lofranco, Luke Treadaway, John D'Leo, Finn Wittrock, John Magaro, Vincenzo Amato, Jordan Patrick Smith, Maddalena Ischiale, Miyavi, Ross Anderson, C.J. Valleroy, Brodie Henson, Michael Whalley, Yutaka Izumihara, Dylan James Watson, Shingo Usami, Ross Langley, Hiroshi Kasuga, Travis Jeffery, Hisa Goto, John Michael Burdon, Ben Rossberg
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