Dieter Dengler is shot down during the Vietnam war and faces many grave obstacles in the jungles of Laos and Vietnam and is tortured by his captors. He cleverly plots to escape alive.
Genre - Action
Associate Producer - Walter Josten
Director(s) - Werner Herzog
Writer(s) - Werner Herzog
Cast - Christian Bale and Steve Zahn
Blue Rider's Role - Bridge financier. post-finishing funds lender and associate producers
Distributor(s) - MGM and 12 international firms
Release Date - 2007
Synopsis - This gripping action drama tells the real-life story of U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler, a German-American shot down and captured in Vietnam and Laos during the Vietnam War. Dengler (Christian Bale) organizes a death-defying escape for a small band of POWs, including Duane Martin (Steve Zahn).