Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Movie It is sorta weird, being honored for the worst day of your life

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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk


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2016 | R | Drama 3D | 1hr, 50m

The film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn (newcomer Joe Alwyn) who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk release date was Friday, November 11, 2016. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Directed by

Ang Lee

Screenwriter

Simon Beaufoy

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Rating MPAA

R for language throughout, some war violence, sexual content, and brief drug use

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The film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn (newcomer Joe Alwyn) who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad – contrasting the realities of the war with America’s perceptions.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the 2012 novel by Ben Fountain.
  • Most of the movie takes place during a Thanksgiving Day football game.
  • The film features flashbacks to the underlying events and the heroism of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn.
  • Three-time Academy Award® winner Ang Lee used new technology, shooting at an ultra-high frame rate for the first time in film history, to create an immersive digital experience helping him dramatize war in a way never seen before.

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