Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn

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Director: Werner Herzog

Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies

     
 

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Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog returns to direct his first feature since 2001's Invincible with this dramatic action film inspired by his own 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly and detailing the escape efforts of a German-American pilot who was taken as a prisoner-of-war after being shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War. When U.S.See more details below

Overview

Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog returns to direct his first feature since 2001's Invincible with this dramatic action film inspired by his own 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly and detailing the escape efforts of a German-American pilot who was taken as a prisoner-of-war after being shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War. When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale) escaped death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were only beginning. Subsequently taken captive by the enemy and forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp, Dengler and his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape that would later inspire one of Germany's most accomplished directors to capture the remarkable tale on camera.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2007
UPC:
0027616092137
Original Release:
2006
Rating:
PG13
Source:
Mgm (Video & Dvd)
Region Code:
A
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
2:05:00
Sales rank:
66,174

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christian Bale Dieter Dengler
Steve Zahn Duane Martin
Jeremy Davies Gene
Zach Grenier Squad Leader
Yuttana Muenwaja Crazy Horse
Kriangsak Ming-Olo Jumbo
Teerawat Mulvilai Little Hitler
Abhijati Jusakul Phisit
Chaiyan (Lek) Chunsuttiwat Procet
Galen Yuen Y.C.
GQ Farkas
François Chau Province Governor
Craig Gellis Corporal
Pat Healy Norman
Toby Huss Spook
Evan Jones Lessard
Somkuan "Kuan" Siroon Indian
Marshall Bell Actor

Technical Credits
Werner Herzog Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Klaus Badelt Score Composer
Klaus Bartlett Score Composer
Eyde Belasco Casting
Joe Bini Editor
Freddy Braidy Executive Producer
Elton Brand Producer
Annie Dunn Costumes/Costume Designer
Gerald Green Executive Producer
Adam Horwath Special Effects Supervisor
Robyn Klein Associate Producer
Harry Knapp Producer
Steve Marlton Producer
Paul Paragon Sound/Sound Designer
Arin "Aoi" Pinijvararak Art Director
Nick Raslin Executive Producer
Adam Rosen Associate Producer
Elie Samaha Executive Producer
Peter Zeitlinger Cinematographer

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Scene Index

Commentary by director Werner Herzog and interviewer Norman Hill - Deleted scenes with optional commentary by Werner Herzog and Norman Hill; The making of a true story multi-part documentary ; Honoring the brave interactive memorial; Preparing for survival featurette - before the dawn mission secrets trivia track; Photo gallery; Theatrical trailer in high definition

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