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Plot, Details & Awards

Taking Chance

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 12/9/2008 , 77min.
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Plot & Details

Inspired by the true story of the United States Marine who volunteered to escort the remains of a nineteen year old soldier who was killed in Iraq to his small hometown in remote Wyoming, Taking Chance stars Kevin Bacon in the feature directorial debut of Oscar-nominated producer Ross Katz. Lance Corporal Chance Phelps (USMC) was just nineteen years old when he was killed during active duty. Now, as Lance Corporal Phelps is prepared for his final journey back home, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strobl (USMC) (Bacon) makes it his personal mission to ensure that his fallen brother is laid to rest with the proper respect. As the journey begins, Lieutenant Colonel Strobl gains a greater appreciation of the sacrifices made in war than ever before.

Awards

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Kevin Bacon Won
2009 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Kevin Bacon Nominated

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Sundance Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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