UNBROKEN ” (2015) MOVIE REVIEW. A REAL LIFE STORY about one man’s RESILIENCE to SURVIVE at ALL COSTS.
The headlines holler SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE and REDEMPTION.
Rightfully so, as “UNBROKEN” is based on a true wartime movie and directed by the beautiful ANGELINA JOLIE, a famous American actress known for her painstaking charity campaigns of the World.
Here’s a picture of JOLIE directing her cast.
JOLIE made her directorial debut with her 2011 wartime drama IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY. This film bagged mixed reviews, but her determination spurred her on to forge ahead with UNBROKEN.
UNBROKEN ” headlines a heart-breaking story about one man’s resilience to stay alive during World War 2 despite the massive hideous odds stacked against him. And of his eventual redemption when he’s ready to let go of angst and forgive the enemy who caused his past sufferings.
He is a champion sportsman
UNBROKEN follows the horrific life of of hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash. After enduring attacks from both sharks and from a Japanese bomber plane that tried to pick him and his companions. Zamperini was finally washed up ashore only to be captured by the Japanese Navy and taken to a prisoner of war camp. Here he was forcibly held in brutal insubordination for more than three years.
Living a raft life for 47 days without food and water.
JAPANESE actor-cum -singer TAKAMASA ISCHIHARA who plays Bird steps into the film with a cruel cynical sneer.
“Look at ME or you DIE. I gonna make you pay for all your misdeeds.”
There’s nothing like a dame.
In the picture here, director ANGELINA JOLIE snuggles up close to this old wartime hero LOUIE ZAMPERINI whose screen image is brilliantly portrayed by newbie actor JACK O’CONNELL.
The real-life LOUIE ZAMPERINI died on July 2, 2014 at age 97.