Monday, 25 April 2016
Saving Private Ryan's Omaha Beach
It’s widely hailed as the most realistic representation of war ever put on screen, and one of the most challenging battle scenes in an epic war film. Steven Spielberg’s take on this historic battle aimed to honor those who fought, and the result is a realistic—and very human—perspective on the chaos of war. But getting the scene put to film was an enormous challenge for everyone involved. From intense military training for the cast, to intensive attention to detail from the costume and art departments, re-creating this seminal historical moment was a mission for hundreds of filmmaking pros.