Women of Valor (1986)
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I believe this movie had strong performances and that it is a significant one in how few movies portray a women's experience and view of war. For this reason, trashing this movie isn't fair. Sure, it isn't a "great" war film and some of the portrayals of Japanese aren't realistic and even laughable. However, I have to say that this movie clearly stated in the beginning it was a fictional account and was created in order to show how valiant many women acted during war. The one star reviewer was unfair in their assessment of this movie as a result. Acting needs to be considered when making such a review and he did not factor that in fairly in their overall rating.
I treasure this movie, especially Kristy McNichol's performance. This movie is between a 3-5 depending on how one chooses to view it. I give it a 5 because of its unique message and content, and because the acting was superb. Anyone who gives it under 3 stars perhaps is more upset at how men are portrayed in this film -- not a typical depiction in a war movie. Men are sometimes humiliated, but really they only humiliate themselves.
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Great cast, well acted, interesting insight into a part of WWII most people aren't aware of.Published 18 months ago by Mary A. Shafer
This is a must see, how Women survived being prisoners of war in WWIIPublished on July 4, 2014 by Michelann Densley
Women of Valor is a great movie. This movie may be fiction, however, it does give a clear view of what women went through as POW's during WWII. Read morePublished on January 13, 2014 by Georgia Moyse
I found this movie unbelievable. The war went by awfully fast for these women and right when they needed something the most, the " American/ Japanese "commander came... Read morePublished on September 3, 2013 by mac
This was a movie I had watch with my Dad. The only time he ever open up about the war with me. Been looking for it on Video ever since I saw it 26 years ago. Such a great movie.Published on March 9, 2013 by Movie addict
If you've never seen this movie before it's a must see movie. I think it shows that women as well as men played an important part in war also and they should be recognized for it.Published on December 7, 2012 by J.W.S.