Three-time Academy Award® winner Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain) brings his extraordinary vision to Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk in cinemas this November 24.
Breaking the mould of the modern war movie, this absorbing and engaging film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn) who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour.
“Heartbreaking performances through the lens of a master filmmaker.” – Men’s Journal
Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad – contrasting the realities of the war with America’s perceptions.
The film is based on Ben Fountain’s widely acclaimed, bestselling novel
Newcomer Joe Alwyn has received widespread acclaim for his “radiant debut” in the film, which also stars Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Garrett Hedlund, with Vin Diesel and Steve Martin.
“A highly original, heartfelt, and engrossing story … full of inspired performances.” – Variety
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