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Dieter Dengler is shot down during the Vietnam war and faces many grave obstacles in the jungles of Laos and Vietnam and is tortured by his captors. He cleverly plots to escape alive.

Genre - Action

Associate Producer - Walter Josten

Director(s) - Werner Herzog

Writer(s) - Werner Herzog

Cast - Christian Bale and Steve Zahn

Blue Rider's Role - Bridge financier. post-finishing funds lender and associate producers

Distributor(s) - MGM and 12 international firms

Release Date - 2007

Synopsis - This gripping action drama tells the real-life story of U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler, a German-American shot down and captured in Vietnam and Laos during the Vietnam War. Dengler (Christian Bale) organizes a death-defying escape for a small band of POWs, including Duane Martin (Steve Zahn).

Internet Movie Database listing for Rescue Dawn

Official Site (Gibraltar Films)

Los Angeles Times article on Herzog and Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn Trailers for Real Player and Windows Media Player

MGM's Official Site

Amusing article on Christian Bale, Werner Herzog and snake eating

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