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Only the Brave (2017) - The Granite Mountain Hotshots Scene (2/10) - Movieclips
Who were the Granite Mountain Hotshots and what did they do?
Principal photography began in New Mexico in June It received positive reviews from critics, with praise aimed at the cast and the film's touching tribute to its subjects. Due to Crew 7's status as municipal firefighters, Eric's prediction that the fire will threaten a nearby neighborhood is ignored by a hotshot crew from California. The fire behaves as Eric anticipated, and the neighborhood is destroyed. Eric's wife Amanda suggests he talk to Duane Steinbrink, the city fire chief, to complete Crew 7's certification as wildfire hotshots. Duane warns that the crew will now have to commit to a longer working season.
Only the Brave is a American biographical drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski, and written by Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer, based on the GQ article "No Exit" by Sean Flynn. The film tells the story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite crew of.
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It is, as the trailer says, "based on true events. The film's ending probably doesn't require a spoiler alert. The hotshots' fate was well documented at the time. But if you're hoping to avoid learning about specific plot twists in "Only the Brave," proceed with caution. Every member of the man crew has a real actor playing him in the credits list. But most of those are background characters.
As a municipal company, the Prescott outfit has little chance to compete for Hotshot standing; but the local fire chief, Duane Steinbrink Jeff Bridges, in a performance rich in wry humor and lived-in wisdom , vouches for them to the mayor Forrest Fyre , and Eric is authorized to seek Type 1 certification for his company. She has no interest in him or in his help raising the child; but, having grown up without his own father, Brendan is determined to pitch in, and, in order to get his life together, applies for a job with the firefighters. Eric, for his part, is in a passionate marriage with Amanda Jennifer Connelly , a horse trainer, but something troubled in their past shadows their daily lives. The movie also gives both men a foil. The movie offers a vision of sentimental unity for the common good in a town where people—white people—go out of their way to help each other. Yet as I watched the movie, I felt that something was missing including the possibility that there might be anyone besides white people in Prescott. As depicted in the movie, nineteen of the twenty members of the company died, on June 30, , while fighting a wildfire, and Donut is the sole survivor.