Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge (v.f.)

  • Release Date: November 4, 2016
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War

  • Director: Mel Gibson
  • Producer(s): Bruce Davey, David Permut, Bill Mechanic, Brian Oliver, William D. Johnson, Tyler Thompson, William Mechanic, Terry Benedict
  • Writer(s): Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan, Randall Wallace
  • Studio: Elevation Pictures
  • Length: 2h 11m | Classification: 13+
  • Official Site: hacksawridge.movie
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 84% Audience Score 91%

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During WWII, American Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield) was an Army medic who refused to bear arms. In Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWll, Desmond somehow single-handedly evacuated 75 men from behind enemy lines without firing or even carrying a gun.

He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, and also became the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. He was presented with the award by President Harry Truman.

In addition to the brutal Okinawa battle, Desmond demonstrated bravery, compassion and heroism during attacks in Guam and the Philippines.


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