Rescue Dawn

(USA/Germany, 2006, 125 minutes)

In 1965, an American pilot is shot down over Laos and captured by the Vietcong, but thinks of nothing else but escaping. Well made but rather run of the mill war drama that seems pretty subdued coming from this director. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Top Gun Productions present, in association with Thema Productions, a Gibraltar Films production. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies. Directed by Werner Herzog; produced by Steve Marlton, Elton Brand, Harry Knapp; screenplay by Werner Herzog, inspired by true events in the life of Dieter Dengler; music by Klaus Badelt; director of photography (Oriental Post), Peter Zeitlinger; art director, Arin Pinijvararak; costume designer, Annie Dunn; film editor, Joe Bini.


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