- Created: Tuesday, 01 November 2016 15:48
- Published: Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:40
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Mel Gibson's true story of American hero Desmond Doss comes to the big screen in HACKSAW RIDGE, and the director tells CineMovie why he's an important figure and real hero.
Andrew Garfield portrays real-life American hero Desmond T. Doss, and WWII Army Medic who saved over 70 soldiers at the Battle of Okinawa without taking arms. He became the first Conscienctious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
HACKSAW RIDGE also stars Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer and Rachel Griffiths.
HACKSAW RIDGE is in movie theaters November 4.