Johnny Got His Gun: Special Edition
Dalton Trumbo directs this screen version of his own searing anti-war novel
Running Time: 106
Retail Price: £15.99
Release Date: 22/03/2010
Content Type: Movie
On the last day of the First World War a young solider (Joe) is involved in an explosion. He wakes up in hospital a shell of the man he used to be. Now without his arms and legs, the use of his eyes, ears or mouth yet remaining conscious and still able to reason he struggles to decipher between reality and nightmares. Trapped inside his own mind when he finally learns how to communicate he asks that he be used as a shocking demonstration of the horrors of war or be left to die.
Johnny Got His Gun inspired Metallica's Grammy Awarding winning song 'One', making the film famous to a new generation of MTV viewers and young audiences around the world.
• Dalton Trumbo: Rebel in Hollywood
• Deleted nude scene
• Metallica 'One' video
Anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1
Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English
Director of Photography:
Theadora Van Runkle