Rescue Dawn is the heroic true struggle
of a pilot shot down during the Vietnam war. Based on real events
and the documentary "Little Dieter Needs to Fly" by Werner Herzog,
Rescue Dawn stars Christian Bale as German born U.S. Navy Pilot
Dieter Dengler who crashed in Laos during this heinous war.
Captured by the Vietcong, Dengler never
gave up the struggle of returning home and vowed to escape his
tormented captors. In an almost hell-like POW camp, this pilot never
lost his spirit and planned one of the most daring and dangerous
Bale is great at Dieter Dengler who
truly transforms into this character and almost looks like a totally
different man by the end of the film. Near the end, Dengler starts
to become delirious and this is evident in Bale's acting.
Masterfully directed by Herzog, with strong performances by Steve
Zhan, Jeremy Davies and Galen Yuen, Rescue Dawn is the tale of one