Miracle at St. Anna

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Miracle at St. Anna
Miracle at St. Anna
  • R
  • 2h 40m
  • 2008
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Directed by Spike Lee, MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA follows four members of the U.S. Army's all-black 92nd Infantry Division, the Buffalo Soldiers, that are trapped behind enemy lines after one of them risks his life to save a traumatized Italian boy. Separated from their unit, they find themselves in a remote Tuscan village where they experience the tragedy and the triumph of war. Based on the highly praised novel by James McBride, and filled with exceptional battle scenes and action, it's a gripping and inspiring story that will touch the goodness within us all and never let go.

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Common Sense Says
Brutal WWII battlefield fable isn't for kids.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that, from start to finish, this is a violent war movie and not meant for kids. Though the filmmakers try to humanize the characters (including portraying a sympathetic Nazi), acts of cruelty, barbaric murder, wounding, and killing are graphically depicted throughout the film. Images include gunshots to the head, severed limbs, the massacre of innocent victims (including many children and babies), and blood gushing from heads and bodies and pooling around lifeless soldiers in the water. A young child is in danger throughout the film. Vicious racism is a continuing theme, and language is frequently crass and explicit (including many uses of both "f--k" and the "N" word). Two scenes show a bare-breasted woman; another includes passionate sexual foreplay.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:September 26, 2008
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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