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 Post subject: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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I know we've discussed the book here before and many have read it. For those who don't know he's a friend of Pete Carroll's and a guy who's lived an absolutely amazing life including being in the Olympics, and getting shot down in WWII and stranded in the ocean for months, then as a Japanese prisoner of war. If you havnt read the book... you should.

Anyways, looks like its being made into a movie. The Coen Brothers are involved with the writing and Angelina Jolie is the director. Jolie seems like kind of an odd fit, and its not the usual Coen Brothers type project, but having their name attached makes me think it will probably be good.

http://www.katu.com/news/entertainment/ ... 36771.html

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Innnnnnnteresting.... hmmm...

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Really good book, I also highly recommend it.

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Excellent book. I was hoping it would become a movie. Zamperini's story is nothing short of incredible and awe-inspiring. Jolie as director seems odd but I'll await the previews/reviews to pass judgement.

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Just ordered book, thanks for tip.

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Not to hijack but another fantastic true story book and one I hope makes it to the big screen...

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http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=A%20Higher%20Call%3A%20An%20Incredible%20True%20Story%20of%20Combat%20and%20Chivalry%20in%20the%20War-Torn%20Skies%20of%20World%20War%20II

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Aros wrote:
Not to hijack but another fantastic true story book and one I hope makes it to the big screen...



Thanks. I'm going to pick this up from the library tomorrow. A quick google search and it looks like this book has been bought by a movie studio and has producers in place, but is still in the early, early planning stages.

http://www.deadline.com/2013/06/solipsi ... gher-call/

http://www.movieinsider.com/m11841/a-higher-call/

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 Post subject: Re: Lou Zamperini: Unbroken
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Sweet! Can't wait to catch both movies! By that time I will be a diehard fan of a Super Bowl Champion team! :)

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