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Flags of Our Fathers

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MPAA Rating: R
Theater Release: 10/20/2006
Video Release: 2/6/2007
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Mythbuster - By Jeffrey Chen
Clint Eastwood once again moves into myth debunking territory by directing Flags of Our Fathers, a World War II film that goes behind the story of the men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima, so famously captured in one iconic photograph. I don't remember the first... MORE >>

Who Was a Hero Over There? - By John P. McCarthy
Truth is war's first casualty. Heroism is a relative concept. These two lessons are taught early and often in Flags of Our Fathers, Clint Eastwood's literal-minded adaptation of James Bradley's book about the iconic photo of six soldiers raising the Stars-and-Stripes during... MORE >>

Show, Don't Tell - By Betty Jo Tucker
Appearing on the front page of every major U.S. newspaper during the battle of Iwo Jima in 1945, a photo depicting the planting of Old Glory on Mount Suribachi became one of the most famous photographs of all time. Flags of Our Fathers shows how this image... MORE >>

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys and Girls! - By Donald Levit
Clint Eastwood’s long lauded career has spotlighted the individual facing self-serving hypocrisy in a violent, powerful society. The lone protagonist usually emerges with some small actual victory or goes down still wearing his moral boots. However, in Flags of Our Fathers,... MORE >>



                                                                                                                                                                               
 
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