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The film is the directorial debut of super star Angelina Jolie. Filmed and produced in Sydney, Unbroken is based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival.

The film which had high raitings, revieved much critical aclaiim The film had its world premiere in Sydney on November 17, 2014, and received a wide release in the United States on December 25, 2014. The filming was based in New South Wales and Queensland, with scenes also shot in Fox Studios Australia and Village Roadshow Studios.


Unbroken is a American biographical war drama film, which revolves around the life of USA Olympian and athlete Louis "Louie" Zamperini, portrayed by Jack O'Connell. Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, then was sent to a series of prisoner of war camps.
Type Feature Film
Company Universal Pictures
Length 137 minutes
Director Angelina Jolie
Producer Angelina Jolie, Matthew Baer, Erwin Stoff & Clayton Townsend


  • Jack O'Connell as Louis "Louie" Zamperini
  • C.J. Valleroy as young Louis Zamperini
  • Domhnall Gleeson as Russell "Phil" Phillips
  • Garrett Hedlund as John Fitzgerald
  • Takamasa Ishihara as Mutsuhiro "The Bird" Watanabe
  • Finn Wittrock as Francis "Mac" McNamara
  • Jai Courtney as Charlton Hugh "Cup" Cupernell
  • Luke Treadaway as Miller
  • Travis Jeffery as Jimmy
  • Jordan Patrick Smith as Cliff
  • John Magaro as Frank A. Tinker
  • Alex Russell as Pete Zamperini
  • John D'Leo as Young Pete
  • Vincenzo Amato as Anthony
  • Ross Anderson as Blackie
  • Maddalena Ischiale as Louise Zamperini
  • Morgan Griffin as Cynthia Applewhite
  • Savannah Lamble as Sylvia Zamperini
  • Sophie Dalah as Virginia Zamperini

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.