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The real-life Louis Zamperini and Billy Graham at the 1949 Los Angeles Crusade, a turning point in Zamperini's life.

Darien Library Friday is showing Unbroken: Path to Redemption about Olympian and WWII hero Louis Zamperini after the events of the 2014 movie Unbroken. It was produced by different moviemakers.

Unbroken: Path to Redemption 2018 movie posteran announcement from Darien Library

The film will be presented twice on Friday night, Jan. 11, first from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m., then from 8:30 to 10:15 p.m. in the Community Room. The 98-minute movie is free, like all movies shown at Darien Library.

Zamperini’s story continues as he meets and marries the love of his life while struggling with his post-war angst and trouble with alcohol, until a chance meeting with Billy Graham in 1949 changes both of their lives forever.

The movie, released in mid-September stars Samuel Hunt, Merritt Patterson, Bobby Campo, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Gary Cole. The film is rated PG-13 for thematic content and related disturbing images. It is presented with captions for the hearing impaired.


Learn more about the film:

Official website | | Metacritic | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia (film) | Wikipedia (Zamperini)

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