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'WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.' (Production summary)
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Mel Gibson Says 'Hacksaw Ridge' Is 'a Love Story ' Not a War FilmRafer Guzman,
2016single work review — Appears in:
Brisbane Times,1 November2016; — Review of
Hacksaw RidgeAndrew Knight,
2016single work film/TV 'In many a Mel Gibson movie, there comes a crucial moment when a peace-loving man must pick up a weapon. In Braveheart it was a 13th-century Scottish sword; in Apocalypto it was a tribal spear. In Gibson's newest film, the World War II drama Hacksaw Ridge, you might assume the weapon would be a government-issued rifle. ...'