Mel Gibson’s New Movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Tells The True Story of Desmond Doss

Mel Gibson’s New Movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Tells The True Story of Desmond Doss

Mel Gibson looks poised to make a grand return to film-making with his upcoming biographical war film, Hacksaw Ridge. The movie recieved a ten minute standing ovation following its world premiere, at the 73rd Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2016.

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Andrew Garfield stars as ‘Desmond Doss’ in HACKSAW RIDGE. Photo Credit: Mark Rogers ©Lionsgate

Staring Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss [Andrew Garfield] who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, 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 single-handedly 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 awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

The Mel Gibson directed film also stars Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, and Vince Vaughn.

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Dorothy Schutte (Teresa Palmer) and Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) in HACKSAW RIDGE. Photo Credit: Mark Rogers ©Lionsgate

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Hacksaw Ridge opens in theaters November 4th, 2016.

 

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