Amerikaanse onervaren militairen worden in Vietnam omsingeld door het goedgeoefende en zwaarbewapende Noord-Vietnamese leger
We were soldiers
Randall Wallace
Based on the work of
Harold G. Moore Joseph L. Galloway
Nick Glennie-Smith 1951-
Mel Gibson 1956-
Paramount, 2002
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 135 min.
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Naar We were soldiers once ... and young van Joseph L. Galloway en Harold G. Moore


Amerikaanse oorlogsfilm onder regie van Randall Wallace uit 2001, met o.a. Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear en Sam Elliott. Onervaren Amerikaanse militairen worden in 'The Valley of Death' omsingeld door een enorme overmacht van goedgeoefende en zwaarbewapende Noord-Vietnamese soldaten. Steun van de mariniers krijgen ze niet, zodat een verschrikkelijk gevecht op leven en dood de enige uitweg vormt. Filmfreak ( gaf 2 sterren. De dvd bevat als extra een documentaire over het maken van de film.

About Randall Wallace

Randall Wallace (born July 28, 1949) is an American screenwriter, film director, producer, and songwriter who came to prominence by writing the screenplay for the historical drama film Braveheart (1995). His work on the film earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and a Writers Guild of America Award in the same category. He has since directed films such as The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), We Were Soldiers (2002), Secretariat (2010) and Heaven Is for Real (2014).

Early life

Born in Jackson, Tennessee, he lived in Memphis and Henderson County, Tennessee before moving to Virginia. Wallace began writing stories at the age of seven. He graduated from E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Virginia and attended Duke University, where he studied Russian, religion, and literature and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He put himself through a graduate year…Read more on Wikipedia