Sunday, January 20, 2019

The 15:17 to Paris - Movie

Based on real-life story of the Thalys train incident (2015) when a terrorist aboard a train with 500 passengers was overpowered by three childhood friends from the US on vacation, two from military service and one from college. All three, Anthony Sandler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone were recognised for their courage and bravery. Stone, who charged the armed terrorist barehanded and unarmed and disarmed him was awarded the Legion of Honour by the French government. They acted in the movie as themselves - directed by Clint Eastwood.

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