Monday, November 26, 2007

Rescue Dawn (movie)

Title: Rescue Dawn

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Year, production: 2006, USA

Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, ...

Runtime: 126 min

American pilot (born in Germany), Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale) after crush of his plane was captured and being hold prisoner during Vietnam War in Laos. He and other prisoners decided to escape but he didn’t realize that the true prison is the jungle. This movie is based on true story.
The movie has very nice pictures and music. The story is not the most intense but you can watch it with a pleasure and some tension.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Behind Enemy Lines (movie)

Title: Behind Enemy Lines

Directed by: John Moore

Year, production: 2001, USA

Cast: Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, David Keith, Joaquim de Almeida, Gabriel Macht, ...

Runtime: 106 min

During the recognition mission US Navy fighter is shot down over enemy territory in Bosnia. Navigator Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) is escaping from enemy army. His commander (Gean Hackman) is trying to help him against orders given him from NATO.

Not bad movie, very nice scene of escaping fighter from the ground (surface) to air missile.

See similar movie from Vietnam war: