Saving Private Ryan will be shown in Germany

Saving Private Ryan: D-Day grave drama

"Saving Private Ryan" reveals the brutality of the war in snapshots that get under your skin. kabel eins shows the war drama as a repetition without any special reason.

War film • November 14, 2018 • 8:15 pm

In a way, Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" 1998 brought to an end what he had started years earlier with "Schindler's List". At that time it was about the persecution of the Jews, about racial hatred and the madness of the leadership. In "Saving Private Ryan" (original title) the master director shows the horrors of war himself. For the film, which starts with the storming of Normandy by the US Army in 1944, Spielberg staged battle scenes that are inevitably burned into the minds of the viewer due to their sheer brutality. kabel eins repeats the five-time Oscar-winning epic with Tom Hanks in the lead role.

The story begins with the storming of Normandy by a US Army unit in 1944. In the first scene of the film, the gun salvos lash into the sand, an American soldier lifts his gunshot arm from the ground, another holds it out of his stomach swelling intestines. "Saving Private Ryan" reveals the brutality of the war in snapshots that get under your skin.

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The unit is led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks). He and a special team are given a special assignment: to track down soldier James Ryan (Matt Damon). Three of his brothers have already fallen. The army wants to bring him home to his mother, also to have a positive impact on the public. Miller and his men fight their way through the enemy ranks.

Steven Spielberg makes the Germans appear faceless. It may have been like this for the soldiers at the time. Of course, there are a number of pathetic moments in the lengthy story. It culminates in the fact that there is still a great battle to be fought in the end. Because the wanted refuses to simply move away until his comrades are safe ...

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