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Rescue Dawn

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Directed by Werner Herzog
United States, 2006
Drama, Biography, Adventure

Synopsis

The true-life story of pilot Dieter Dengler. During the Vietnam war, he is shot down while flying over Laos and held in a prisoner of war camp. Conditions are terrible, yet Dieter remains positive and plans to escape. But the jungle may prove even more dangerous and hostile than the prison.

Synopsis

The true-life story of pilot Dieter Dengler. During the Vietnam war, he is shot down while flying over Laos and held in a prisoner of war camp. Conditions are terrible, yet Dieter remains positive and plans to escape. But the jungle may prove even more dangerous and hostile than the prison.

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Rescue DawnDirected byWerner Herzog

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Awards & Festivals

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Independent Spirit Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best Supporting Male
Village Voice Film Poll
2007 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor

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