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13 hours : the secret soldiers of Benghazi

Michael Bay (director), Mitchell Zuckoff (based on the work of), Lorne Balfe (composer)
In 2012 wordt het Amerikaanse consulaat in Benghazi aangevallen door terroristen. Zes beveiligers vechten voor hun leven om de overgebleven Amerikanen te beschermen.
Title
13 hours : the secret soldiers of Benghazi
Director
Michael Bay
Based on the work of
Mitchell Zuckoff
Composer
Lorne Balfe 1976-
Actor
James Badge Dale John Krasinski Max Martini
Uniform title
13 hours
Language
English
Parallel title
Thirteen hours
Publisher
Paramount, copyright 2016
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2016
Playing time
ca. 139 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels, Frans
EAN
5053083068479

Reviews

Amerikaanse speelfilm (2016) van Michael Bay met o.a. John Krasinski (The Office) en James Badge Dale (The Departed). Libië 2012. Het land is in chaos nadat Gaddafi verjaagd en gedood is. De film gaat over een groep ex-militairen die zich op de Amerikaanse State Department Special Mission Compound in Benghazi een groep islamitische militanten van het lijf moet houden tot er hulp komt. Floortje Smit (Volkskrant 4-2-’16) geeft 2 sterren: 'Een oorverdovende, desoriënterende ervaring is het, opwindend om de verkeerde redenen. De ernst van de zaak wil Bay onderstrepen met een kapotgeschoten Amerikaanse vlag en half verbrande babyfoto's, maar het zijn acteurs John Krasinski en James Badge Dale die hun personages een hart geven.' William Harrison (DVDTalk.com, 6-6-’16): 'Director Michael Bay crafts an entertaining, tonally impressive and mostly politics-free film about the 2012 Benghazi attacks. Bay takes viewers inside the chaos and follows government contractors working to protect the U.S…Read more

About Michael Bay

Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer. He is best known for making big-budget, high-concept action films characterized by fast cutting, stylistic cinematography and visuals, and extensive use of special effects, including frequent depictions of explosions. The films he has produced and directed, which include Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001) and the Transformers film series (2007–present), have grossed over US$7.8 billion worldwide, making him one of the most commercially successful directors in history.

He is co-founder of commercial production house The Institute, a.k.a. The Institute for the Development of Enhanced Perceptual Awareness. He co-owns Platinum Dunes, a production house which has remade horror films, including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), The Amityville Horror (2005), The Hitcher (2007), Friday the 13thRead more on Wikipedia