The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line Movie Information

Action | War

Main Cast:
Adrien Brody
James Caviezel
Ben Chaplin

George Clooney
John Cusack
Woody Har
Elias Koteas
Jared Leto
Tim Blake Nelson
Nick Nolte

Sean Penn
John Reilly
John Savage
Nick St
John Trav
Terrence Malick

About the movie:
The Thin Red Line movie is based from the novel 'The Thin Red Line' written by James Jones. It was nominated in 1998 Academy Awards including: best picture, best director, best screenplay, best cinematography, best editing, best musical score and best sound. The movie won the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1999. Academy Award winning director Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese ranked it as his second favorite movie of the 90's.

It was directed by T
errence Malick and has a large cast of well-known actors including Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, John Cusack and Ben Chaplin. John Travolta and George Clooney has cameo but memorable appearances here. This action / war movie tells the story of a group of US forces in World War II that were sent in the Pacific Island of Guadalcanal.

The story setting was in 1943 during World War II when the offensive forces of U.S. Army were s
ent into the South Pacific Island to break the last resistance of the Japanese troops. A strong bond among the US soldiers were formed as they were fighting for the survival of oneself and his fellow men against the Asian counter force.

Director Terrence Malick
excellently illustrated the tension and fear of the soldiers and the chaos of war itself. No single character stands above the rest, he gives an emphasis for the important characters thus, creating a connection between the movie characters and the audience.

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