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1998 American epic war film
Saving Private Ryan
|Released||24 July 1998 (24 years, 8 months ago)|
|Awards||Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, Academy Award for Best Film Editing and Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing|
|Genre||war film, drama film and drama|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Academy Award for Best Production Design, Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score and Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing|
|Production company||Amblin Entertainment, Mutual Film, Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Producer||Steven Spielberg, Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon and Gary Levinsohn|
About Saving Private Ryan
Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan is a visceral and emotionally charged masterpiece that redefined the war movie genre. Released in 1998, the film follows a group of soldiers led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) as they embark on a dangerous mission to find and rescue Private James Ryan (Matt Damon), the last surviving brother of four soldiers who have all been killed in action during World War II.
The film's opening sequence, a harrowing depiction of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, is widely regarded as one of the most realistic and intense war scenes ever put on film. Spielberg's use of handheld cameras, muted colors, and rapid editing creates a sense of chaos and confusion that puts the audience right in the middle of the action.
But Saving Private Ryan is more than just a war movie. It's a meditation on the cost of war and the sacrifices made by those who fight it. The film's characters are complex and fully realized, with each soldier bringing his own unique perspective and backstory to the mission.
Tom Hanks delivers a career-defining performance as Captain Miller, a man who has seen too much death and is struggling to find meaning in the war. Matt Damon is equally impressive as Private Ryan, a young soldier who is grappling with survivor's guilt and the weight of his brothers' deaths.
Saving Private Ryan was a critical and commercial success, earning 11 Academy Award nominations and winning five, including Best Director for Spielberg. It remains a landmark achievement in filmmaking and a powerful reminder of the sacrifices made by those who fought in World War II.
Ebert, R. (1998, July 24). Saving Private Ryan. RogerEbert.com. https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/saving-private-ryan-1998
Travers, P. (1998, July 24). Saving Private Ryan. Rolling Stone. https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/saving-private-ryan-105068/
Cast and crew
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