Film Review Of The Movie 'Hacksaw Ridge'

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“Please lord help me get one more.” Those were the words repeated by Private Desmond Doss a man whose story of saving the lives of 75 men and being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor is told in the 2016 war film, “Hacksaw Ridge”. The movie follows PVT Doss (Andrew Garfield), Sergeant Howell (Vince Vaughn) and Captain Glover (Sam Worthington) through the Battle of Okinawa, and the struggles PVT Doss had to overcome as a conscientious objector. “Hacksaw Ridge” was directed by Mel Gibson, produced by Tony Benedict, with screenplay by Andrew Knight. “Hacksaw Ridge” is a true story about U.S. Army Medic Private Desmond Doss, who saved the lives of 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa. The story begins with Doss as a young boy playing with his brother, Harold, at his home in Virginia. The boys begin to fight and Desmond nearly kills his brother by hitting him with a brick. After being scolded by his father and mother, he decides to live fervently by the Ten Commandments, especially “Thou shall not kill”. Fifteen years later, Desmond meets his wife Dorothy, a nurse, after saving a boy’s life who’d been crushed by a car. The two begin dating, and Desmond proposes shortly before enlisting, promising to marry her on his first leave. However, the news of his enlistment greatly upsets his father, a World War I veteran and violent drunk , after being scarred by the horrors of the war. Desmond explains to his father that he has just as much of an obligation to his

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