Japan, 1945. Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), a man against violence, enlisted in the US Army to serve as a war medic in the middle of World War II. After fighting against the entire military establishment and facing a Wrath of Man war trial for his refusal to pick up a rifle, he achieves his objective and is sent to serve as a medic on the Japanese front. Despite being greeted with suspicion by the entire battalion during the savage takeover of Okinawa, Desmond demonstrates his courage by saving 75 wounded men and earning the respect of the soldiers.
To the Last Man was directed by Mel Gibson, Wrath of Man full movie who brought a true story based on the life of Desmond Doss to the big screen. Andrew Garfield was in charge of stepping into the shoes of this man, who became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest decoration that can be awarded in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Even the last man was nominated for a multitude of awards at different festivals. Of the six Oscars he was running for, including those for Best Film, Director and Lead Actor -Garfield-, he won those for Best Editing and Sound.
Hacksaw Ridge. USA, 2016. War. 131 min. Dir .: Mel Gibson. Int .: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving, Vince Vaughn, Teresa Palmer, Luke Bracey, Rachel Griffiths, Richard Roxburgh, Matt Nable.