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World War II veterans to attend ‘Unbroken’ screening

'Unbroken', which stars Jack O'Connell as Zamperini and Miyavi as a brutal guard called 'The Bird', opened in theaters this week.

By: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles |
December 26, 2014 6:12:51 pm
Angelina Jolie, Unbroken In this pic Angelina Jolie poses with war veterans for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film Unbroken in London, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (Source: AP)

World War II veterans, Fiske Hanley and Don Graves, will be attending the screening of the film ‘Unbroken‘, which is based on the life former POW Louis Zamperini.

Hanley was kept at the same detention camp alongside Zamperini and Graves is one of the people, who survived the Battle of Iwo Jima and witnessed the raising of the flag, reported Ace Showbiz.

Hanley served as a pilot of a Boeing B-29 plane which was shot down in the pacific in early 1945. He also served as a resource for the movie’s producers.

‘Unbroken’, which stars Jack O’Connell as Zamperini and Miyavi as a brutal guard called ‘The Bird’, opened in theaters this week.

The movie also stars Domhnall Gleeson, Finn Wittrock, Garrett Hedlund and Jai Courtney.

‘Unbroken’ is a drama film directed by Angelina Jolie. It is a biopic of World War II survivor and Olympic athelete Louis Zamperini and is based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand ‘Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption’.

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