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Saving Jessica Lynch (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, War  |  9 November 2003 (USA)
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Based on the true story of the rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, by the United States army, in Iraq.

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Mohammed Al-Rehaief
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Pfc Jessica Lynch
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Greg Lynch Sr.
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1st Sergeant Robert J. Dowdy
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Pfc Lori Piestewa
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Iman Al-Rehaief
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Spc Shoshana Johnson
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Capt. Troy King
Reed Frerichs ...
Pvt. Dale Nace
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Fedayeen Colonel
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Colonel Curry
Lina Patel ...
Dr. Hamida
Amy Jones ...
Dee Lynch
Rafael Tamayo ...
Spc Edgar Hernandez
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When Mohammed Al-Rehaief, a young Iraqi lawyer, learns that Private first class Jessica Lynch, a 19-year old U.S. soldier from West Virginia, is held as POW in an Iraqi hospital, he wants to find out what a girl the age of his own daughters is doing and why she's being held, both the U.S. troops and his nationalist countrymen start treating him as a suspect- his personal drama is adding itself to hers and countless other ones in post-Saddam Iraq... Written by Anonymous

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In the promos for the movie that NBC would run at the bottom the screen during other shows, the title of the movie, "Saving Jessica Lynch" can be seen first in Arabic that morphs into English. See more »

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When the convoy is driving through Nasiriyah just before they are attacked, Reunion Tower (a major feature of Dallas' downtown skyline) is clearly visible in the background. See more »

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Who were/are the good guys and the bad guys?
10 November 2003 | by (Auburn, Me) – See all my reviews

I came away from this film the same way as I do when I watch a Second World War film or documentary in which the Germans are fighting the Russians. The Germans were invaders and were ruthless yet the Russians were equally as bad and they were just defending their homeland against an aggressive invader so just let them all fight and kill each other (which they pretty much did). In viewing this I could not find myself cheering for the U.S. Troops or feeling sorry for them when they came under attack from the Iraqis. It makes no difference if the U.S. said that what they were doing was right and just and were there as liberators (The Germans said the same thing) . The U.S. waged an aggressive unprovoked war under what could very well be false pretenses. All that aside and considering that this incident just happened a few months ago the film for a made for TV venture was quite well done. Much of what really happened and took place may not be known for some time and when the full story finally does come out as they all eventually do when it comes to war stories it may make this picture seem hypocritical, foolish and phony.




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