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We Salute all of you

moviepicslogoSometimes we forget how lucky we are to be Canadian. Our freedom was not easily obtained nor is it easy to keep. Beaches|life honours all the men and women who fought and continue to fight to keep our country the best place to live. Some of these films are pure Hollywood, others are disturbing, but all show the high cost of freedom.

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Dir. Lewis Milestone; Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Dir. David Lean; William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins

Schindlers List (1993) Dir. Steven Spielberg; Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

Jarhead (2005) Dir. Sam Mendes; Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black

Passchendaele (2008) Dir. Paul Gross; Paul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Joe Dinicol

The Longest Day (1962) Dir. Ken Annakin, Bernhard Wicki, Andrew Marton, Darryl F. Zanuck; John Wayne, Richard Burton

The Deer Hunter (1978) Dir. Michael Cimino; Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale

Apocalypse Now (1979) Dir. Francis Ford Coppola; Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Platoon (1986) Dir. Oliver Stone; Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe


Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) Dir. Barry Levinson; Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran