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Unbroken, the upcoming historical drama about the life of louis zamperini, an olympian and world war ii hero who survived at sea for 47 days following a plane crash, only to be captured by the japanese navy and sent to a prisonerof. The directors unblinking interpretation of zamperinis life is. Unbroken, the almost unbelievable story of louis louie zamperini, marked angelina jolies second time stepping behind the camera. Unbroken author laura hillenbrand details discovering. Dec 23, 2014 director angelina jolie and star jack oconnell talk about making the dramatic wartime adventure about reallife hero louis zamperini. Heres the crafty way angelina jolie persuaded universal execs to let her.

Angelina jolies unbroken hero was her neighbor all along. Bullied as a youngster, louis louie zamperini jack oconnell learned to fight back and beat up his. Mar 31, 2015 unbroken, the almost unbelievable story of louis louie zamperini, marked angelina jolie s second time stepping behind the camera. Angelina jolies penetrating eyes are filling with tears. Angelina jolie, who directed the upcoming film about his life based on the bestselling book unbroken by laura hillenbrand, immediately expressed her condolences. Jolie lauded semlers impact on her acting, as well as her recent transition into directing with in the land of blood and honey, a love story set in wartorn bosnia. Angelina jolie talks about the man at the center of unbroken, louis zamperini. Oct 10, 20 angelina jolie met louis zamperini, the 96yearold former olympic runner and world war ii prisoner of war, last winter when she signed on to direct unbroken, based on zamperinis life.

Jack oconnell talks unbroken, angelina jolie, 71 and more. Unbroken, her second feature, is epic in scope, spanning the life of american olympian and world war ii veteran louis zamperini portrayed in the film by english actor jack oconnell, whose amazing survival story was documented in. Jolie directed the film adaptation of the bestselling book and. Be hearty, revealed oconnell, who said that those were the words zamperini wrote in the actors book.

Angelina jolie doesnt often show her emotional side in interviews, but on the red carpet of the film shes poured her heart and soul into, unbroken, it was unavoidable. Dec 09, 2014 but thanks to a bestselling book by laura hillenbrand and a new movie directed by angelina jolie both called unbroken thats changing. Universal pictures international italy 59,450 views 4. The story follows zamperinis rise as a competitive olympic runner in the 1930s. Director angelina jolie discusses the incredible true story of louis zamperini as we get to meet the man himself in a featurette for unbroken. With jack oconnell, miyavi, domhnall gleeson, garrett hedlund. And it was angelina jolies meticulous preparation and vision that made her the choice to direct the film, cramer says.

Until angelina jolies unbroken, the amazing tale of louis zamperini remained untold on film for 56 years because there was just too much to tell. Dec 02, 2014 director angelina jolie discusses the incredible true story of louis zamperini as we get to meet the man himself in a featurette for unbroken. Angelina jolie directing unbroken movie olympian lou. Jolie sat down with brokaw and zamperini for an interview at the 97yearolds home. Watch more angelina jolie on taking a journey in unbroken of all the challenges jolie faced directing and producing unbroken landing joel and ethan coen to revise the screenplay adapted. Angelina jolie unbroken interview movie trailers and videos. Unbroken author opens up about her own personal struggle. Angelina jolie met louis zamperini, the 96yearold former olympic runner and world war ii prisoner of war, last winter when she signed on to direct unbroken, based on zamperinis life. Dec 18, 2014 watch the angelina jolie unbroken interview. Angelina jolie opens unbroken with a shot of a celestial blue sky that soon darkens with a battle scene so tense and fluidly choreographed that you. Jul 03, 2014 angelina jolie, who directed the upcoming film about his life based on the bestselling book unbroken by laura hillenbrand, immediately expressed her condolences. Unbroken star recalls meeting angelina jolie for the first time twitter.

Angelina jolies unbroken is a handsomely staged and dignified prestige drama, yet it tells a mostly passive story of survival in an often. But even with scenes depicting this mans trials at sea and. Dec 18, 2014 watch more angelina jolie on taking a journey in unbroken of all the challenges jolie faced directing and producing unbroken landing joel and ethan coen to revise the screenplay adapted. Jack oconnell talks unbroken, angelina jolie, 71 and. Author laura hillenbrand discusses angelina jolies pagetoscreen adaptation of. I dont want to cry, and im not going to cry in front of you, she vows, quickly regaining her composure. After a nearfatal plane crash in wwii, olympian louis zamperini spends a harrowing 47. Jack oconnell, domhnall gleeson, jai courtney, garrett hedlund. Angelina jolie interview angelina jolie on unbroken, life. The samurai guitarist headhunted by angelina jolie for. Angelina jolie interview angelina jolie on unbroken.

Angelina jolie talks unbroken and her brilliant new star. Angelina jolie on unbroken, curse words, and her favorite coen. Dec 09, 2014 jolies film is based on the life story of american olympic runner and us air force second lieutenant louis zamperini, as told in laura hillenbrands 2010 book unbroken. Angelina jolie reveals she turned to wwii hero louis. Unbroken author laura hillenbrand details discovering louis. Angelina jolie unbroken interview movie trailers and. Athlete and war hero louie zamperinis amazing story of courage and survival has been turned into an. Angelina jolie sat in the directors chair for the first time with the 2011 feature in the land of blood and honey, set in the contentious bosnian war. With her new film, unbroken, shot by 11time oscar nominee roger deakins, asc, bsc, jolie has reaffirmed her respect and passion for the cinematographers craft in a big way.

Dec 29, 2014 angelina jolies second directorial effort, unbroken, is not an easy viewing. Louies life that could be adapted from lauras book into the film, much of his faith is left out of the plot. Unbroken, directed by angelina jolie the new york times. Unbroken, her second feature, is epic in scope, spanning the life of american olympian and world war ii veteran louis zamperini portrayed in the film by english actor jack. Jul 03, 2014 louis zamperini, the war hero who inspired laura hillenbrands bestselling book unbroken and the upcoming feature film directed by angelina jolie, has died at 97 zamperini was an olympic. Dec 06, 2014 angelina jolie reveals she had many sleepless nights filming biopic unbroken but sought support from its subject, wwii veteran louis zamperini before his death in july. The one story from unbroken that angelina jolie thought was.

Angelina jolie on unbroken, curse words, and her favorite coen bros. The olympic distance runner and world war ii veteran was the inspiration the book and upcoming angelina joliedirected film unbroken. Angelina jolies second directorial effort, unbroken, is not an easy viewing. Angelina jolie, tom brokaw share extraordinary unbroken. Angelina jolie is one of the biggest stars in hollywood, but even she has difficulty getting projects off the ground. But even with scenes depicting this mans trials at sea and in a p. Nov 18, 2014 angelina jolies penetrating eyes are filling with tears. Angelina jolie and louis zamperini talk about unbroken. Unbroken, the almost unbelievable story of louis louie zamperini, marked angelina jolie s second time stepping behind the camera. Throughout the making of unbroken, jolie and zamperini, who died at age 97 this past july, became incredibly close. Exclusive interview with angelina jolie about her relationship with louis zamperini and the film unbroken. The screenplay based on the book was written by the coen brothers, richard. Angelina jolie reveals she had many sleepless nights filming biopic unbroken but sought support from its subject, wwii veteran louis zamperini before his death in july. Universal pictures and walden media are in final negotiations with angelina jolie to direct unbroken, the unbelievable story of olympianturnedwwii pow louis zamperini.

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Angelina jolie, director of unbroken louis zamperini was an olympian before he enlisted in world war ii and became a prisoner of. Dec 31, 2014 angelina jolie sat in the directors chair for the first time with the 2011 feature in the land of blood and honey, set in the contentious bosnian war. How angelina jolie directed unbroken business insider. Dec 28, 2014 how angelina jolies unbroken became a christmas smash by brent. Angelina jolie prepares for unbroken premiere in australia. Jolies film is based on the life story of american olympic runner and us air force second lieutenant louis zamperini, as told in laura hillenbrands 2010 book unbroken. Unbroken, which is directed by jolie, is based on the true story of wwii hero louis zamperini, an olympic runner who joined the air force in 1941 and became stranded on a raft for 47 days after. Angelina jolie has done an incredible job in following the remarkable story of olympian and world war ii pow louis zamperini, as told in the book. Angelina jolie on unbroken, curse words, and her favorite. Angelina jolie, director of unbroken louis zamperini was an olympian before he enlisted in world war ii and became a prisoner of war. Angelina jolie was looking far and wide for dramatic inspiration, and all the time it was right outside her own front door.

Dec 24, 2014 angelina jolie has done an incredible job in following the remarkable story of olympian and world war ii pow louis zamperini, as told in the book unbroken by laura laura hillenbrand. Dec 09, 2014 angelina jolie discusses unbroken on todaywatch the video. Angelina jolie and louis zamperini talk about unbroken today show by tom brokaw. Apr 18, 2014 until angelina jolies unbroken, the amazing tale of louis zamperini remained untold on film for 56 years because there was just too much to tell. Angelina jolie discusses unbroken on todaywatch the video. Unbroken, which is directed by jolie, is based on the true story of wwii hero louis zamperini, an olympic runner who joined the air force in. How angelina jolies unbroken became a christmas smash by brent. After a nearfatal plane crash in wwii, olympian louis zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before hes caught by the japanese navy and sent to a prisonerofwar camp. Unbroken featurette with angelina jolie and louis zamperini. Author laura hillenbrand discusses angelina jolies film.

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