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'Lone Survivor' to premiere at AFI Fest 2013

Lone Survivor

Bringing an eyewitness account of war to life, Lone Survivor will make its world premiere at the AFI Fest on Nov. 12. Starring Mark Walhberg, the Pete Berg-directed film is based on the autobiography of Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, who was part of a team sent into Afghanistan on a mission to kill a Taliban leader. Lone Survivor will have a limited theatrical release starting Dec. 27. The film opens wide on Jan. 10, 2014.

Joining Lone Survivor at the festival is August: Osage County, starring Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep, and a special gala screening of Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor 3D.

The festival opens Nov. 7 with the premiere of Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, starring Tom Hanks. Inside Llewyn Davis is the closing night film on Nov. 14. The 2013 AFI Fest runs from Nov. 7-14 in Los Angeles.

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