Crossing the line is a popular short movie that got a lot of publicity due to unveiling some of the great facts about the World War-I. It reflects how hard it was for the soldiers to perform their duties in the hardest circumstances. One of the noticeable facts about this film is it was the very first one in which a red camera was used for shooting almost all the sense. Another fact about the movie is there is no dialog in it except one and i.e. the speech given in the background.
The movie easy attracted the attention of a very large number of users despite it was not having a lot in the same. It is actually a story of the two young soldiers who have to go to the battle. Both have enjoyed the life in many ways before proceeding at the front. The one plays the role of infantryman while the other is a pilot.
Both go to the battlefield but assigned different duties despite they have to work in a team. The pilot has to give the attacking signal t the other soldier who remains on the ground. Upon getting the attack signal from the Airplane. The other soldier went to attack but soon realized that he has lost the photograph of his lover. He tries to find the same but didn’t get successful.
At the same time, the pilots who keep a teddy bear in the plane have to struggle with keeping it inside the plane while fighting with a German Airplane. Soon he the teddy bear falls from the plane and get tucked on the tail of the Airplane.
The soldier on the ground finds the photograph at the same time but mistakenly drag him in a trouble. He comes under the range of a sniper and the rifleman tries to shot. The gun got blocked by the teddy bear fallen from the plane of other soldier flying the same. By the time the sniper man remove the object, the infantryman disappears. Soon the sniper man was killed by a tank which he finds standing at the same place where the infantryman was standing.
One of the best things in this movie got a lot of favorable reviews. It was actually an accidental movie where the director was having no plans to shoot the same. In reality, the director was given a Red camera by the manufacturer RDCC Company. They want him to test the efficiency, prototype, and features of their camera and want him to capture some images. It was the director Jackson who decided to shoot a short movie then capturing the pictures only. This is the actual reason for the production of the film crossing the Line (2008). After this short movie, we have seen many TV series which are based on war and countries border. It’s not easy to download this movie as there are not many genuine sources.
It took only two days for him to shoot this amazing movie and just after 15 days, it was made available at NAB event. It was a big success and got an overwhelming response. One of the actual aims of the camera company was to promote two of their products which they did very easily and successfully due to the director Jackson. The movie got a lot of appreciation and rewards and it was the amazing students also that attracted the attention of the viewers. This movie still has a lot of fan following and it is one of the top viewed movies in the year 2008. There are many movie streaming sites you can find this movie on.
There are certain favorable reviews and those who were associated with the war directly or indirectly viewed and recognize it one of the best films that highlighted the true emotions of the soldiers. Also, this short movie was given the best ratings in its category by a lot of viewers in different parts of the world.