Hacksaw Ridge is a true story of a pacifist named Desmond T. Doss, who got Medal of Honor for congregation as he did not use any weapons in a religious place. The incident happened in World War II when Doss’s fellow soldiers declared him pacifist. But, the man earned lot of respect for his compassion and bravery, as he saved 75 men in Okinawa battle without firing. He completely risked his life, and this selfless attitude made him so popular.
Andrew Garfield has played the part of Desmond T. Doss very well. This is a great action movie based on religious incident. Mel Gibson has sincerely directed the movie that depicts his honest beliefs about religion. The first half of movie revolves around hero’s childhood, whereas the second half is about war when Desmond T. Doss becomes soldier in US army. Gibson has captured the violence very well. Some family dramas are also a part of this movie creating some reality in the movie. Teresa Palmer plays a part of hero’s future wife, and their dating scene has put some spice in the movie. The entire movie is directed very well, including war scenes.
Movie critics have said lots about Hacksaw Ridge, especially that the main character is not well justified. But, as a whole movie is great and all actors have sincerely played their roles. However, you can give your opinion if you watch online Hackshaw Ridge on IMDb