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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Christian Bale
Steve Zahn
Jeremy Davies
Marshall Bell
Francois Chau
Craig Gellis
Zach Grenier
Pat Healy
Toby Huss
Bonnie Z Hutchinson
Evan Jones
Abhijati 'Meuk' Jusakul
Mr Tony B King
Mr Richard Manning
Mr Garrett D Melich
Mr Kriangsak Ming-olo
Mr Yuttana Muenwaja
Teerawat Mulvilai
Somkuan 'Kuan' Siroon
Mr Chorn Solyda
Mr Saichia Wongwiroj
Directors
Werner Herzog
Screenwriters
Werner Herzog
Running Time
125 minutes

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Plot
The based-on-fact tale of German-American fighter pilot Dieter Dengler (Bale), who was shot down in Laos in the early stages of the Vietnam War, then incarcerated in a POW camp. There, he attempts to rally his listless comrades and stage an escape.


Verdict
Herzog’s planted rather too firmly in his discomfort zone, but Bale once again confirms himself as one of our most intense, committed and watchable actors.


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