Format: full-length feature film
Genre: drama, adventure, war
Screenwriters: Werner Herzog
Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Zach Grenier, Marshall Bell, Toby Huss Pat Healy, GQ, James Oliver, Brad Carr, Saichia Wongwiroj
This classic Herzog film tells the true story of an American pilot, Dieter Dengler, who was taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. Surviving the many horrors of the POW camp, including the distrust of his fellow prisoners, the valiant and inventive Dieter escapes the apparently ‘escape proof’ camp.