Rescue Dawn

Based on the true story during the Vietnam war in 1965, first time pilot Dieter Dengler is shot down on a mission over Laos and has to fight for survival in the rough jungle terrain below. Not long after he is captured and put in a smallprisoner camp where he meets Duane and Gene along with a few other prisoners. Over time the prisoners led by Dieter plan their escape from the camp but the risk of failing makes a few of them not to sure of the idea, but when they discover their is no more food due to all the bombings the guards intend to kill the prisoners. Dieter and Duane find themselves betrayed by others in the camp after they escape which makes for an unsure ending to their dangerous journey.

Director: Werner Herzog

Actors: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Marshall Bell, Franois Chau, Craig Gellis, Zach Grenier

Year: 2006

Length: 120 Minutes

Classification: MA15+ Infrequent strong violence


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