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Miracle at St. Anna [2008 film] (2008)

by Spike Lee (Director), James McBride (Screenwriter/Original book)

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Based on the best-selling novel and with screenplay by James McBride, Miracle at St. Anna is a visually monumental film about a group of Buffalo soldiers who find themselves behind enemy lines in Italy during World War II. Filmed mostly in lush Tuscan countryside, with cinematography by Matthew Libatique (Requiem for a Dream) and still photography by David Lee (Malcolm X, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) these 100 plus images capture the magic and intensity of this story about redemption and triumph over the bleakest of experiences. Including costume designs, storyboard sketches, text by the director himself, a full script book, and archival material from the second World War, Miracle at St. Anna: The Motion Picture, is not only a visual tribute to this epic, but also to the countless African American soldiers who risked their lives for a country in which they were treated with less respect than the enemy they were fighting.… (more)
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Lee, SpikeDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
McBride, JamesScreenwriter/Original bookmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Alonso, Lazsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benson Miller, Omarsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cervi, Valentinasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ealy, Michaelsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gordon-Levitt, Josephsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Luke, Dereksecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turturro, Johnsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Washington, Kerrysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Based on the best-selling novel and with screenplay by James McBride, Miracle at St. Anna is a visually monumental film about a group of Buffalo soldiers who find themselves behind enemy lines in Italy during World War II. Filmed mostly in lush Tuscan countryside, with cinematography by Matthew Libatique (Requiem for a Dream) and still photography by David Lee (Malcolm X, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) these 100 plus images capture the magic and intensity of this story about redemption and triumph over the bleakest of experiences. Including costume designs, storyboard sketches, text by the director himself, a full script book, and archival material from the second World War, Miracle at St. Anna: The Motion Picture, is not only a visual tribute to this epic, but also to the countless African American soldiers who risked their lives for a country in which they were treated with less respect than the enemy they were fighting.

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