WHO’S IN IT?
Jack O’Connell (Starred Up), Miyavi (film debut), Garrett Hedlund (On The Road), Jai Courtney (Jack Reacher), Domhnall Gleeson (Frank), Finn Wittrock (Noah), Alex Russell (Chronicle), Luke Treadaway (Attack The Block), Travis Jeffery (Locks of Love), Jordan Smith (Neighbours), John Magaro (Not Fade Away), Maddalena Ischiale (Cemetery Man), Morgan Griffin (Accidents Happen), Savannah Lamble (film debut), Sophie Dalah (film debut), C.J. Valleroy (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Angelina Jolie (In The Land of Blood and Honey), director, producer; Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men), Richard LaGravenese (Behind The Candelabra) and William Nicholson (Les Miserables), writers; Matthew Baer (City by the Sea), Erwin Stoff (A Scanner Darkly) and Clayton Townsend (Bridesmaids), producers; Alexandre Desplat (The King’s Speech), composer; Roger Deakins (Skyfall), cinematographer; William Goldenberg (Argo) and Tim Squyres (Life of Pi), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
The true story of Louis “Louie” Zamperini (O’Connell), a former Olympic track star who enlisted as a pilot during the Second World War, survived a plane crash in the Pacific, spent 47 days drifting on a raft, and then was horrifically tortured in a Japanese POW camp…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
In major awards hopeful Unbroken, director Angelina Jolie tells the story of a true hero who, despite the horrific odds, came out of everything alive and stronger than ever, as made clear by his recent passing earlier at the age of 97.