Hacksaw Ridge is currently running in theaters and is being appreciated by all. The film currently stands at 86% on aggregator Rotten Tomatoes and has grossed $15.2 million in its opening weekend while facing competition from Doctor Strange and Trolls which also opened on the same day. Critics are calling this the best film from Mel Gibson since Braveheart.
The film tells the story of Desmond Doss, a medic in World War 2, whose bravado in the War saved 75 men without firing a single bullet. Doss was a pacifist and the film does a beautiful job of portraying Doss’ struggle in the face of war. If you’re further interested in Doss and analysis Gibson’s heroes and their portrayal in the face of violence, you can read this excellent article on Collider by Chris Cabin.
The B-roll of the film captures some of the beautiful moments of the filming procedure. Gibson, a passionate and talented filmmaker is interacting with the equally talented cast ans they prepare, shoot and bond over the scenes and everything in between.
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Hacksaw Ridge stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington,Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, and Vince Vaughn.
The film is now playing at a theater near you.
Here’s the synopsis for the film :