Director: Peter Berg
Screenwriter: Peter Berg
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Eric Bana
Rated R | 121 Minutes
Release Date: January 10, 2014
“Live to tell the story.”
Written and directed by Peter Berg (Battleship, Friday Night Lights), Lone Survivor is based on the 2007 nonfiction book by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson.
Set during the War in Afghanistan, in the Pech District of Afghanistan’s Kunar Province, the film tells the story of the failed United States Navy SEALs mission Operation Red Wings, in which four SEAL teammates were tasked to capture or kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shah (Yousuf Azami).
Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, and Ben Foster star as SEALs Marcus Luttrell, Michael Murphy, Danny Dietz, and Matt ‘Axe’ Axelson, respectively. Their commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander Erik Kristensen, is portrayed by Eric Bana.
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