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The Tillman Story

Rating:R (for language)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:August 20, 2010
Running time:94 minutes
Cast:Josh Brolin
Director:Amir Bar-Lev
Producer:John Battsek
Writer:Mark Monroe
Distributor:The Weinstein Company

Web Site: http://www.tillmanstory.com/

Description: Pat Tillman gave up his professional football career to join the Army Rangers in 2002 -- and became an instant symbol of patriotic fervor and unflinching duty. But the truth about Pat Tillman is far more complex, and ultimately far more heroic, than the caricature created by the media. And, when the government tried to turn his death into propaganda, they took on the wrong family. From her home in Santa Cruz mountains, Pat's mother, Dannie Tillman, led the family's crusade to reveal the truth beneath the mythology of their son's life and death. "The Tillman Story" not only shines a light on the shady aftermath of Pat's death and calls to task the entire chain of command but also examines themes as timeless as the notion of heroism itself.

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