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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

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Synopsis

19-year-old Billy Lynn, an Army private infantryman recounts the final hours before he and his fellow soldiers return to Iraq.
Lynn, along with his 'Bravo' company, survived a harrowing Iraq battle which was covered by news cameras and instantly made them 'famous enough' to be brought home by the Defense Department for a promotional tour culminating in a spectacular halftime show at a Thanksgiving Day football game. The high-intensity media extravaganza summons memories of the trauma of losing Billy Lynn's beloved sergeant in a firefight.
Based on Ben Fountain's best-selling novel.

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Running Time
110 mins
Director
Ang Lee
Producer
Simon Cornwell, Stephen Cornwell, Ang Lee, Marc Platt, Tom Rothman, Rhodri Thomas
Executive Producer
Brian Bell
Editor
Tim Squyres
Screenwriter
Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Jean-Christophe Castelli (screenplay), Ben Fountain (novel)
Director of Photography
John Toll
Production Designer
Mark Friedberg
Principal Cast
Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Vin Diesel, Chris Tucker, Kristen Stewart, Steve Martin

Genre

Production Company

US, UK, China coproduction

A Bona Film Group (CN), Film4 (UK), The Ink Factory (UK), Studio 8 (US), TriStar Productions (US) production

The Ink Factory
73 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QG
+44 (0)20 7096 1698
info@inkfactoryfilms.com
http://www.inkfactoryfilms.com

Film4
124 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 2TX
+44 (0)20 7396 4444
http://www.film4.com

Sales
Company

Sony Pictures Worldwde Acquisitions (Worldwide except US)
+1 310 244 4000
info@sony.com
http://sonypictures.com