Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tom Hanks,Mat Damon
Steven Spielberg is one of the Best directors, the world has ever produced.His creativity,imagination and versatility can be witnessed in most of his films.Saving private Ryan is one fine example.The film tells the story of Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and his seven men crew were in search of a Private first class James Francis Ryan (Matt Damon) who is the last surviving person in his family of four servicemen .
An Elderly World War II veteran along with his family have a visit to Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in France.When camera moves closer to the Old Veteran,Film rolls back to the morning of June 6 1944.Captian Miller along with his fellow American troops entering through the sea for the Normandy invasion.With this 27 minutes of the opening, as a viewer you will be feeling entering into a real battle field throughout the movie.It will be a lively experience.
The scene then moves on to The United states,where General George Marshall will get informed by his staff, that three of the four servicemen in a family lost their lives when she prepares the Lincoln’s Letter for their mother.General then orders Captain Miller to save the Private Ryan and sent him back to the family under the Nation’s Sole Survivor Policy.Captain Miller then forms a six member crew along with one French,German translator for the mission.After several search attempts and enquiries they will find Private Frederic Ryan and soon realize that it’s a mistake. With the help of one of Francis Ryan’s Friend the caption crew came to know that Ryan is in a town of Ramelle.Inbetween couple of Miller’s team soldiers will lost their lives in search of Ryan.
Finally Miller finds Ryan,and informs him about the death of his brothers and the mission accomplished to save his life to send him back his home.Ryan feels for the death of his family members but refuses to go back home.He wants himself to be in the battle field to finish his mission first.Miller accepts to help him in his mission, but severely wounded in the attack and dies along with few other fellow team soldiers.By advanced American forces entering the battle field ,Ryan was survived on the war.The film ends with the present and reveals that the Old Veteran is Ryan who salutes the Captain Millers grave,whom has sacrificed his life in order to save Ryan.
Whether it’s a children film,or a war epic,a science fiction or an historical,a thriller film or a family drama, Steven Spielberg always gives his best which admires all the generation.
Nominated for 11 Academy Awards and winning 5 including Best Director,Cinematography,Film editing,Sound and Sound Editing