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Flags of Our Fathers

10 Ratings: 3.1
A movie directed by Clint Eastwood

Thematically ambitious and emotionally complex, Clint Eastwood'sFlags of Our Fathersis an intimate epic with much to say about war and the nature of heroism in America. Based on thenon-fiction bestsellerby James Bradley (with Ron Powers), and adapted … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Dramas
Director: Clint Eastwood
5 reviews about Flags of Our Fathers
review by . March 27, 2011
Pros: acting, story, background information     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line:   "For all the ones who fought and died  To see Old Glory raised  To each and every hero  Who has ever come and gone  The flags of our fathers carry on"  ~Keni Thomas     I was a bit surprised after viewing Flags Of Our Fathers, directed by Clint Eastwood, to find out the well known photo was …
review by . December 17, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Flags of Our Fathers and Their Conflict of Honor
   Flags of Our Fathers is about the Marines who did and didn’t raise the flag on Iwo Jima. It’s also about how a photo gave the war in the Pacific a face. The photo immortalized and captured the courage, valor and patriotism of America. Flags of Our Fathers shows us the battle that produced a photo which produced three hero’s. There’s nothing better for a war bond drive than living hero’s. After the raising of the American flag on Mount Suribachi the famous …
review by . October 16, 2007
Pros: Outstanding cinematography; compelling story-line; outstanding direction     Cons: Choppy narrative      The Bottom Line: In the end Flags of Our Fathers is a story of ordinary man who did what they had to do to survive and come home.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. On Feb. 23, 1945, after days of pitched battle five U.S. Marines and one U.S. Navy sailor—a Hospital Corpsman—planted …
review by . April 04, 2007
With every intention of yet reading the book (books are almost always better than movies, I've found) to delve deeper into this piece of international history, I viewed this one of two movies, directed by Clint Eastwood, dealing with the horrific battle at Iwo Jima in February, 1945, a bloody part of World War II. The companion movie to "Flags of Our Fathers," also title of the book, is "Letters From Iwo Jima," which by now I have also seen.     Few if any Americans have not …
review by . February 10, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
To give a less than shining review of Clint Eastwood's FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS is tantamount to being labeled un-American. That is sad because for this viewer the result of the film is not whether or not Eastwood's nonlinear development of a story that bumps and spurts and reflects and meanders and shadows reality lets us get to know the 'heroes' cast in the roles of the three men who survived a single incident in the atrocity of WW II: this is a film that hopefully will be ultimately seen as one of …
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Flags of Our Fathers (Widescreen Edition) (2006)
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