Louie competed in the Olympics 5000-meter race, and this is depicted in the film. Although he did not win, he finished … Shortly after, he enlists in the Army and during a bombing mission, his B-24 crashes into the Pacific. He and three of his crew …
Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ is the story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini, and it is a must-see film this Christmas!
If you’ve read the book, Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand, you might be wondering if Angelina Jolie did the best-seller justice in the film adaptation, and she definitely did. Not only does it chronicle the life of Olympian Louis “Louie” Zamperini [Jack O’Connell], it is an accurate depiction of what it was like to be a POW in WWII.