2014 – Unbroken

★★★★☆ USA. 2h17m. War. Directed by Angelina Jolie. Written by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese, William Nicholson (screenplay) and Laura Hillenbrand (“Unbroken”). Cinematography by Roger Deakins. Edited by Tim Squyres. Music by Alexandre Desplat. Starring Jack O’Connell, C.J. Valleroy, Domhnall Gleeson, Garrett Hedlund, Miyavi, Finn Wittrock, Jai Courtney, Luke Treadaway, Spencer Lofranco, Travis Jeffery, Jordan Patrick Smith, John Magaro, Alex Russell, John D’Leo, Vincenzo Amato.

Unbroken stars Jack O’Connell as USA Olympian and army officer Louis “Louie” Zamperini, who survived in a raft for 47 days after his bomber crash-landed in the ocean during the Second World War, before being captured by the Japanese and being sent to a series of prisoner of war camps.

2008 – Wanted

★★★☆☆ USA / Germany / Russia. 1h50m. Action. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. Written by Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Chris Morgan (screenplay) and Michael Brandt, Derek Haas (story) and Mark Millar, J.G. Jones (“Wanted”). Cinematography by Mitchell Amundsen. Edited by David Brenner. Music by Danny Elfman. Starring James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, Konstantin Khabensky, Marc Warren, Dato Bakhtadze, Terence Stamp.

Wesley Gibson (McAvoy), a frustrated account manager, discovers that he is the son of a professional assassin and decides to join the Fraternity, the secret society in which his father worked.