The Zamperini Family

UNBROKEN Path to Redemption Meet The Zamperini Family
Many are familiar with the incredible life story of Olympic athlete Louis Zamperini thanks to his book and the 2014 film Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie. After his bomber was shot down in World War II, he survived forty-seven days at sea on a raft boat before being sent to the Japanese POW camps where he was brutally tortured, but the most life-changing aspect of Zamperini’s story, his conversion to Christianity, wasn’t showcased in the first film. Subsequently, a spiritual second chapter is coming to theaters titled, Unbroken: Path to Redemption.
Zamperini passed away just before Unbroken hit theaters. Jolie was able to show him the film in the hospital and the 97-year-old was pleased with the film. Today, his children are giving their blessing for this current film that delves into Zamperini’s post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), his marriage to Cynthia, and that fateful fall day in 1949 when he attended Billy Graham’s t...

 

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The Zamperini Family

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