RELEASED: October 16, 2016
DIRECTOR: Mel Gibson
PRODUCERS: Bill Mechanic, Terry Benedict, David Permut, Bruce Davey, Paul Currie, Brian Oliver, Willian D. Johnson, Tyle Thompson
Hacksaw Ridge is a World War II drama film, directed by Mel Gibson, based on the true story of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), an American pacifist combat medic who was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refusing to carry or use a firearm or weapons of any kind. Doss became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for service above and beyond the call of duty during the Battle of Okinawa. In addition to Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, and Vince Vaughn also star in supporting roles.