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As the Germans surrender, it appears that the hard days for Easy Company are over as they are stationed in Austria. But they soon learn that those solders without enough service points will be sent to fight in Japan.

Director:

Mikael Salomon

Writers:

Stephen Ambrose (based on the book by) (as Stephen E. Ambrose), Erik Jendresen | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Aaron ... Robert E. (Popeye) Wynn
Doug Allen ... Alton M. More
David Andrews ... Gen. Elbridge G. Chapman
Eion Bailey ... David Kenyon Webster
Philip Barantini ... Wayne A. (Skinny) Sisk
George Calil George Calil ... James H. (Mo) Alley Jr.
Michael Cudlitz ... Denver (Bull) Randleman
Jason Done ... Drunk GI
Dale Dye ... Col. Robert F. Sink
Michael Fassbender ... Burton P. (Pat) Christenson
Dexter Fletcher ... John W. Martin
Dirk Galuba Dirk Galuba ... German MP
Rick Gomez ... George Luz
Scott Grimes ... Donald G. Malarkey
Tom Hardy ... John A. Janovec
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Storyline

It's May 1945 and Easy Company finds itself the first Allied troops to enter Berchtesgarden, Hitler's Bavarian retreat. They find the village virtually empty with only a few people working in the hotel. They're there only a short time when they get the news they've been waiting for: the German army surrenders and the war in Europe is over. For those with enough service, it means a trip home while the rest continue to train for an eventual transfer to the war in the Pacific. For others still, tragedy still awaits. The men of the 101st all have varied futures ahead of them. The bonds of brotherhood shaped in battle will remain with them for their lifetimes and beyond. Written by garykmcd

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Action | Drama | History | War

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2001 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Separated-at-Birth Casting: This was the intent of producers, casting most of the men based on their resemblances to their real-life counterparts. It's especially evident with Matthew Settle (Speirs), Frank John Hughes (Guarnere), Donnie Wahlberg (Lipton), Rick Gomez (Luz), Ross McCall (Liebgott) and Shane Taylor (Doc Roe). See more »

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After announcing 'shifty' as the lottery winner Lt Speirs is missing his scarf which he wears in the beginning of the scene. See more »

Quotes

Richard D. Winters: [real life interview with Winters where he quotes Mike Ranney on how Ranney answered a question his grandson once asked him] I treasure my remark to my grandson who asked, "Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?" Grandpa said, "No... but I served in the company of heroes".
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Soundtracks

Band Of Brothers Requiem
(uncredited)
Composed by Michael Kamen
Vocals by Maire Brennan and Zoe Kamen
Performed by The London Metropolitan Orchestra
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were you a hero..
7 August 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews

Band Of Brothers

Band Of Brothers is a character driven mini-series that is at best, precisely and probably an almost documentary but with a taste of theatrical that might easily leaves the viewers' pallet shook.

First and foremost the credit does and should go to the research team that offers an unforgettable experience to the viewers of the field work on an ongoing battle.

Despite of having such a wider range and scale the makers wisely makes a choice on narrowing down the priorities to the theme of "nature" where each part of it (there are 10 chapters), plays and projects a vital side.

The adaptation of Ambrose's novel is smart, exquisite and brimming with writhing emotions where the rest of the work is left up to execution which is undeniably excellent; the quality surpasses one's usual feature.

The series is also emotionally fueled where the manipulated audience finds itself on the melted side of the aisle with a cathartic energy that pumps up the heartbeat.

If the camera work is beautiful with some appealing live locations then it also has some brutal and inedible sequences where the art designers have done a tremendous work.

It is rich on technical aspects like metaphorical cinematography, stunning and cringe-worthy visuals, sharp sound effects, behemoth production designs, accurate costume designs and again the choreography of each battle sequences; all blends in and rains on the audience leaving them breathless.

The cast too have invested all their chips in which pays well, especially Lewis and Levingston. The chemistry among the characters, makers' non-biased world and the awareness of each and every details are the high points of this mini-series.

Band Of Brothers is a brief anthology of the horrendous symphony that nature is along with the repercussions that it ought not but inevitably breeds.

Points

Similar to an epilogue, the aftermath of war and the followed up written procedure is depicted in here along with a brief information of the survivors that lead the life after it and addition to that some more clips of the interview that ends this majestic tale on a teary note.


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