This move looks intense. It’s about Olympian turned WWII soldier Louis Zamperini. Angelina had the opportunity to work with him on the film before he passed away.
“It was an extremely moving experience to watch someone watching their own life… someone so physically strong… and they are at the stage where their body is giving up,” the second-time director said of her inspirational muse.
“And yet we laughed together, and talked about his mom,” Jolie added. “And being a man of such faith, he talked about all the people he believed he would be seeing on the other side. And that it would bring him peace. After a life of fighting, he could rest.”