Hacksaw Ridge FILM REVIEW
Young Desmond Doss sticks to his beliefs and refuses to lay his hands on a rifle in director Mel Gibson's HACKSAW RIDGE.
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
Director: Mel Gibson
Screenplay: Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Sam Worthington, Vince Vaughn, Rachel Griffiths
Rated R for intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody images
Running Time: 2 hours 11 minutes
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