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Unbroken Christian POWs

Includes Unbroken: The Louis Zamperini Story, Corrie Ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated, Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace, and Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction.

  • Item 97561D
  • Region: US and Canada
  • Media Type: DVD
  • Running Time: 463 min
  • Rating: NR
Retail: $89.96
Price: $39.99
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Unbroken — Unbroken is the inspiring and true story of American World War II hero Louis Zamperini. This powerful film was produced and directed by Angelina Jolie. It’s the story of stamina and courage in the face of unbelievable human cruelty. Louis Zamperini: who survives in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, and was sent to a series of prisoner of war camps. Over 90 minutes of bonus content includes:

Coming Full Circle — Louie's exclusive CBN interview.
Louie and Laurie — Pastor Greg Laurie interviews Louie Zamperini
Captured By Grace — The Billy Graham Evangelical Association and Louie Zamperini give an inspirational message of faith.
Angelina and Louie — Angelina Jolie talks with Louie about the faith that sustained him.

Corrie Ten Boom — 
When Nazi forces invaded Holland in 1940 and began rounding up Jews, Corrie ten Boom, her sister Betsie, and their elderly father risked their lives to save as many as possible. A hidden room was secretly built in their home where the oppressed Jews took refuge until a Gestapo raid put an end to their operation.

For their “crimes,” Corrie and Betsie were sent to the notorious concentration camp at Ravensbruck, where they suffered relentless cruelty. Struggling to reconcile God’s goodness with the terrible realities of the camp, the sisters clung desperately to their Christian faith. Betsie died in the camp, but Corrie was miraculously released due to a clerical error. She spent the rest of her days caring for other death camp survivors and sharing her story with the world. Corrie’s 1971 best-selling book,
The Hiding Place, provides her account of persevering faith and forgiveness in the face of terrible evil.

Featuring an interview with Pam Rosewell Moore, Corrie’s longtime assistant, and scenes filmed in the ten Boom house in Holland where the actual events took place,
Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated recounts this unforgettable story for a new generation.

Includes Spanish audio and optional English and Spanish subtitles.

Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace — What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. The Nazis hanged him on April 9, 1945, less than a month before the end of the war. Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film. More than just a biographical portrait,
Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace sheds light on the little-known efforts of the German resistance. It brings to a wide audience the heroic rebellion of Bonhoeffer, a highly regarded Lutheran minister who could have kept his peace and saved his life on several occasions but instead paid the ultimate price for his beliefs.

DVD Features:
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German
Subtitles: English
Viewing Format: Widescreen
Scene Selection
Bonus Material:
- Biographical information on leading actors


Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction — This fascinating documentary presents the details of Eric's life, who was perhaps best known as an athlete in the 1924 Olympics, as depicted in the Academy Award-winning film, "Chariots of Fire." His story is told by David McCasland, author of
Eric Liddell: Pure Gold, Eric's daughter Patricia, and Rev. John Keddie, consultant on "Chariots of Fire," along with fellow prisoners from the internment camp in China.

Growing up, Eric was a gifted athlete, excelling in rugby and later in track. He entered the 1924 Olympics in Paris and was favored to win the 100-meter race. But when he learned that he would have to race on Sunday, he refused. Instead, he competed in other races and still brought home gold for Scotland.

Now a national hero, Eric announced his intentions to go to China as a missionary. There he taught Chemistry and oversaw the school's sports programs, sharing his faith at sporting events. He later married, then left teaching to become an evangelist. By 1941, China was becoming more unstable and Japan was increasing its control. Concerned for his family's safety, he sent them off to Canada while he remained in China. It wasn't long until the Japanese began moving people into internment camps. There, Eric became friend and mentor to 300 children, many of whom were separated from their missionary parents. Fellow prisoners observed as he rose early each day to read and pray. He continued living out his faith in the camp and was admired and respected by all. In 1944, however, he began showing signs of a possible brain tumor and died the following year.

Eric Liddell was a humble man with a simple and personal faith whose life's purpose was to glorify God. His life and legacy continue to impact people's lives around the world.

DVD Features:
54 minute version: English & Spanish Language Tracks
100 minute version: English Language Track
Both versions - optional English subtitles

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