Critique Revolve Reviews: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 American biographical war film directed by Mel Gibson, written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan and stars Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Corr, Teresa Palmer, Richard Pyros and Rachel Griffiths. Principal photography began on September 29, 2015 in various locations around New South Wales including Sydney Olympic Park and lasted for 105 days, ending in December 2015.

It had its world premiere on September 4, 2016 at the 73rd Venice Film Festival, where it received a 10-minute standing ovation. The film was released in Australia on November 3, 2016 by Icon Film Distribution, and in United States on November 4, 2016, by Summit Entertainment.

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