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Hacksaw Ridge / IM Global and AI Film Productions present ; in association with Gross Creek Pictures and Bliss Media Ltd. ; a Pandemonium Films / Permut Presentations production ; a Mel Gibson film.

by Mechanic, Bill [film producer.]; Permut, David [film producer.]; Benedict, Terry [film producer.]; Currie, Paul [film producer.]; Davey, Bruce [film producer.]; Oliver, Brian [film producer.]; Johnson, William D. (Producer) [film producer.]; Gibson, Mel [film director.]; Schenkkan, Robert [screenwriter.]; Knight, Andrew [screenwriter.]; Garfield, Andrew [actor.]; Worthington, Sam [actor.]; Bracey, Luke [actor.]; Palmer, Teresa [actor.]; Weaving, Hugo [actor.]; Griffiths, Rachel [actor.]; Vaughn, Vince [actor.]; Duggan, Simon [director of photography.]; Gilbert, John G [editor of moving image work.]; Gregson-Williams, Rupert [composer (expression)]; Cross Creek Pictures [presenter.]; Demarest Films [presenter.]; IM Global (Firm) [production company.]; AI Film [production company.]; Pandemonium Films [production company.]; Permut Presentations (Firm) [production company.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: 2018Description: 1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Doss, Desmond, 1919-2006 -- Drama | United States. Army -- Medical personnel -- Drama | World War (1939-1945) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- DramaGenre/Form: Biographical films. | Action and adventure films. | Drama. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Historical films. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | War films. | Biographical films. | Action and adventure films. | War films. | Historical films. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities. | War films. | Feature films.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Produced by Bill Mechanic, David Permut, Terry Benedict, Paul Currie, Bruce Davey, Brian Oliver, William D. Johnson ; screenplay by Robert Schenkkan and Andrew Knight ; directed by Mel Gibson ; director of photography, Simon Duggan ; editor, John GIlbert ; music, Rupert Gregson-Williams.
Awards: Academy Award winner, 2017: Best sound mixing ; best editing.Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn.Summary: During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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Fiction 18-052 (Browse shelf) Available R:15

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Based on the incredible true story of Desmond Doss.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Produced by Bill Mechanic, David Permut, Terry Benedict, Paul Currie, Bruce Davey, Brian Oliver, William D. Johnson ; screenplay by Robert Schenkkan and Andrew Knight ; directed by Mel Gibson ; director of photography, Simon Duggan ; editor, John GIlbert ; music, Rupert Gregson-Williams.

Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn.

During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

R15 - Restricted to persons 15 years and over. Note: Depicts graphic & realistic war scenes.

DVD ; 2.39:1 anamorphic widescreen.

In English with optional English captions for the hearing impaired.

Academy Award winner, 2017: Best sound mixing ; best editing.

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