Of course, to start a war definitely requires a formidable weapon. But what would happen if there was a US soldier who did not want to kill, even to hold a weapon he was reluctant. Well, the heroic story of the heroism of a United States soldier was appointed to the big screen directed by actor and director, namely Mel Gibson.
Hacksaw Ridge is a film with the Biography genre based on the true story of a United States medical soldier named Demons T. Doss. The heroic action saved 75 soldiers without using any weapons. This earned him the “Medal of Honor”.
With the direction of director Mel Gibson, the film Hacksaw Ridge will be played by several famous actors such as Andrew Garfield, Vince Caughn, Sam Worthington, and beautiful actress Teresa Palmer. The story of Hacksaw Ridge takes the setting of World War II precisely to occur in Okinawa, which at that time was also called the bloody War of the Battle of Okinawa.
In the early part of the film Hacksaw Ridge, you will be taken and shown clearly how the Tragedy of World War II, or the so-called bloody War of the Battle of Okinawa which is full of violence and various shootouts, cannon sounds that bombed the pendulum during the war.
The time setting of the film itself starts from 12 years before World War II began. At that time, there was a man named Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who was a boy who was so tough and had a harmonious family.
At that time, every man must be drafted. Unfortunately, Doss himself was a war opponent who refused to take up arms until the murder. Nevertheless, he still could not refuse the military conscription that had been determined.
This is certainly not very beneficial for Doss if he must be in the area of warfare with his opposing soul. But in him, Doss spoke, “I could not remain silent when they all fought for me” until finally, he decided to become a United States soldier who would have to go down to war.
Although Doss had enlisted as a United States Army soldier, he still had no desire to carry a weapon at all because the purpose of Desmond T. Doss joining is actually not to kill the enemy but to save lives when they are dying.
As a result of this desire, Doss must be marginalized several times by other soldiers who do not like what is believed by Desmond T. Doss. Until finally, Doss was tried by several leaders due to his determination.
But good fortune actually approached him, where he actually got a decree giving him permission to really fight and be in the front row on the battlefield without carrying a single weapon. Well, this is where the heroic action of this little American medical army begins! “Desmon T. Doss, you are free to join the front row of the battle without even a weapon.”
This Hacksaw Ridge film is a series of films by Mel Gibson. This film Hacksaw Ridger will take you to a situation where you are like in a terrible battle. There you will see how violence in a real war is like, about how extraordinary mental and courage to dare to plunge into the battlefield.