Against the Sun

Against the Sun

DVD - 2015
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Three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation, and each other, as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
Branch Call Number: DVD Feature A
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
DVD video,4 3/4 in
digital,optical,5.1 surround,Dolby Digital
laser optical,NTSC
video file,DVD video,region 1

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lakeland53
Jan 13, 2019

As a piece of history, this story deserves being told. As presented, to me, this film was just average. It had enough interest to hold my attention, but it was pretty 'one note'. Mostly, saw 3 guys in a Navy survival situation. Sometimes I felt as though while they waited for survival, I waited for something to happen. Just OK. The American Film Company productions are historical to the point of having the correct props for the time being presented.

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sldphotonut
Jan 21, 2016

Very tense storyline. Found it insightful too. Would watch it again.

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IV27HUjg
Oct 20, 2015

Tense true event 1942. This goes to demonstrate how poorly prepared we were for WWII and the great strides made from the errors of the time. This might help the public understand the rigors of military service & the tremendous need to carefully screen applicants. I was often unable to look for fear of the danger so evident. Don't read any spoilers. Comparing this to recently seen 'All Is Lost' this is much better IMO.

AladarNyc Oct 05, 2015

Average movie about survival in the Pacific in World War II. Theses pilots were really stuck, and there ingenuity in this situation was interesting.

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