The Great Raid
Release Date: August 12, 2005
Distributor: Miramax Films
Director: John Dahl
Screenwriter: Carlo Bernard & Doug Miro, based on the book by William Breuer,
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Mark Consuelos, Joseph Fiennes, Martin Csokas James Franco,
Synopsis: Based upon the book on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan
and Corregidor, by William B. Breuer and formerly titled "Ghost Soldiers" this
is the true story of Colonel Henry Mucci's raid on a notorious Japanese death
camp in the Philippines. Gen. Douglas MacArthur's secret raid on a POW camp to
free 500 Americans facing death, the film is set in the Philippines in 1945.
Bratt plays the leader of the mission, and Franco is the first of several prominent
castings expected in the next few weeks.
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