Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ draws gasps at premiere

November 17, 2014 3:25 PM

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Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ draws gasps at premiere

Promising “a night of inspiration,” dedicated “in loving memory” to pic’s subject Louis Zamperini, director-producer Angelina Jolie presented the world premiere of her second film as director, Universal’s “Unbroken,” to a packed State Theatre in downtown Sydney, Australia, Monday evening local time.

Reaction to the often-intense film was largely positive, with the black-tie audience gasping audibly at one particularly shocking maritime moment and the unrelenting visceral wartime brutality that punctuates Zamperini’s tale of survival.

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