SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic war drama film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed bySteven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for its graphic and realistic portrayal of war, and for the intensity of its opening 27 minutes, which includes a depiction of the Omaha Beach assault of June 6, 1944. It follows United States Army Rangers Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and a squad (Tom SizemoreEdward BurnsBarry PepperVin DieselGiovanni Ribisi,Adam Goldberg, and Jeremy Davies) as they search for a paratrooperPrivate First Class James Francis Ryan (Matt Damon), who is the last-surviving brother of four servicemen.