This film is exceptionally filmed and performed. It’s a necessary reminder that war is for keeps and not at all glamorous, even if the effort is a beautiful effort to save 1600 lives.
“This may not ascend to the highs of Bohemian Rhapsody. It deserves to, though. We don’t have a martyr here. We have a survivor who moved past the stage of needing love from those who’d never give it to him. What he finds is a way to be his own friend. From there, he woke up to the world and embraced it. As he let it embrace him.”