Film Screenings

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

When: Friday, August 27 at 8:30 pm
Where: Kasárna, Prvního pluku 20/2, Prague 8 - Karlín
Entry fee: Info here

Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944, members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure a beachhead. Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea, a third brother is also killed in action. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, received all three of the grave telegrams on the same day. The United States Army Chief of Staff, George C. Marshall, is given an opportunity to alleviate some of her grief when he learns of a fourth brother, Private James Ryan, and sends eight men to find him and bring him back home to his grieving mother. Starring Tom Hanks and Matt Damon, directed by Steven Spielberg. This film won 5 Oscars.

In English, 163 mins.