The director, 66, brings his passion for precision to every frame of the film, refusing to hype or Hollywoodize the detailed richness of the story. show more
Most of those hardships are familiar to movie lovers; that's a reductionist view of a serious and ambitious production, but it is, after all, a movie on a screen. (And a movie with a dreadfully clumsy ending.) show more
Whether it is truth, fiction or, most likely, a little of each, the story Weir tells is a powerful parable of man's charge for freedom and his humbling by nature. show more
Extremely well done. Worth the time to watch. Amazing story if you like human drama. Take the time to watch the 45 minute or so discussion of how the movie was put together with filming in Bulgria, Morroco, Etc.
Based on a true story. I felt that some of the time spent on the struggles these brave men faced, should have been spent in character development. Still a gripping, and worthwhile film.
This movie was so realistic. The acting was amazing. A must see!