Hacksaw Ridge (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
As with Braveheart, the battle scenes in Hacksaw Ridge didn't hold back. Maybe a notch better because of today's CGI (and I didn't even notice the effects!). The scenes were unflinching, haunting and in your face.
Hacksaw Ridge is the first film directed by Gibson since Apocalypto in 2006, and marks a departure from his previous films, such as Apocalypto and Braveheart, in which the protagonists acted violently.
Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Cast and Crew The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds.
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There is never a moment in Hacksaw Ridge where everything: performances, the score, the gore, and the bodycount isn’t screeching towards you at a volume way past 11. It is a film filled with the kind of cornpone archetypes that seem more like parody than actual human beings.
FULL SYNOPSIS. Mel Gibson directed this biopic about World War II Army medic Desmond Doss (played here by Andrew Garfield). A conscientious objector who refused to take a life or even carry a weapon, Doss was eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa.
Hacksaw Ridge movie cast and crew: Teresa Palmer, Sam Worthington, Mel Gibson, Luke Bracey, Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Philip Quast, Rachel Griffiths. The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot.
"Hacksaw Ridge," about a pacifist who won the Medal of Honor without firing a shot, is a mess. It makes hash of its plainly stated moral code by reveling in the same blood-lust it condemns.
Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war film, directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan.Starring Andrew Garfield, the film focuses on the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacificist combat medic who was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refusing to carry or use a firearm or weapons of any kind. He became the first conscientious objector to