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The Thin Red Line
The film tells the story of 1942 as US soldier Witt became a US Army soldier who has lived with the locals of a small island in the South Pacific for a long time. Now, Witt has been discovered where Witt is interrogated by a senior officer and sent back to the active duty unit, where Witt is fighting the battle of Guadalcanal that allows him to discover everything that happens.
26 December 1971, Bossier City, Louisiana, USA
5 December 1979, Harlingen, Texas, USA
24 May 1974, New York City, New York, USA
May 11, 2011Ultimately concerned less with specific tactical maneuvers or combat suffering than with the grand contradictions of life.
January 01, 2000The thinking person's Saving Private Ryan.
January 01, 2000A film of brilliant pieces and dazzling shots!
May 13, 2011...so gorgeous it feels as if it's being seen through heavenly eyes - at least until fresh hell rips across the screen.
October 14, 2011In the midst of life we may be in death, but the opposite is true as well.
May 06, 2012Lyrical, meditative and original, Malick's WWII film is one of the best war films ever made.
January 01, 2000An uncannily timed movie phenomenon!
June 08, 2011Though it is not only a great war film, perhaps not even primarily a great war film, it is assuredly a great war film.
January 01, 2000A haunting, scattered reminiscence piece, where the mind is allowed to drift through its memories, and retrieve impressions of the beautiful and the hideous, the serene and the hysterical, the banal and the profound.
January 01, 2000Viewers will get lost in the wanderings of this dreamlike movie!
February 09, 2006It's a genuinely epic ciné-poem that essentially sidesteps history, politics and conventional ethics to deal with war as an absolute, inevitable and eternal facet of existence.
February 21, 2014One of the most harrowing of anti-war statements, and the most beautiful too.