JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – For 20 years, there has been conflict in Afghanistan in defeating the Taliban forces.
The turmoil of conflict and fighting in Afghanistan has made creative filmmakers adopt the true story of war events into the film.
Here are three recommendations for the best films about the Afghan conflict.
1. 12 Strong (2018)
Starting from a true story, 12 Strong is an adaptation of the nonfiction book “Horse Soldier” by Doug Stanton, about the American Green Berets special forces on a special mission.
The film, directed by Nicolai Flugsig, tells the story of 12 soldiers who are sent to Afghanistan to take over the city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
Special forces with the supreme commander of the Afghan war work together to bring down the Taliban forces.
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Film 12 Strong Starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Navid Negahban, Michael Pena and Trevante Rhodes.
Watch the story of the Afghan war in movies 12 Strong in CATCHPLAY+.
2. War Machine (2017)
Combat machine is a fictional film adapted from a book The Operator” A Wild and Frightening Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan by Michael Hastings.
The film, directed by David Michod, stars Brad Pitt as the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army.
Film Combat machine tells the story of a commander named Glen McMahon (Brad Pitt) whose ambition is to win the war that was avoided.
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Things get more complicated when McMahon’s arrogance backfires on him.
Did McMahon win the war?
Watch the continuation of the story in the film Combat machine on Netflix.
3. The Sole Savior (2013)
lone savior Based on the true story of the United States soldier who was tasked with bringing down the leader of the Taliban, Ahmad Shah, in 2005.
Directed by Peter Berg, the film stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Dan Bilzerian, Emile Hirsch, and Ben Forster.
lone savior won Best Sound Effects and Best Sound Mixing nominations at the 2014 Academy Awards.
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Carry out the mission to kill Ahmad Shah, team Navy face hilly terrain conditions and a series of difficult situations that threaten their safety.
Outnumbered in troops and weapons, Marcus (Mark Wahlberg) is forced to fight alone to reach the United States base.
With limited access to communications and no weapons, an injured Marcus must flee to the base.
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Will Marcus be able to reach the United States base safely?
Watch in movies lone savior which you can watch on Amazon Prime Video.