If you couldn’t already tell by the title, Lone Survivor tells the remarkable true story of Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell and the dangerous 2005 mission in Afghanistan that left his comrades dead. Many critics are already comparing the Peter Berg-directed film, which stars Mark Walhberg and Taylor Kitsch, to other great war films like Saving Private Ryan.
Though he had already survived brutal gunfight and treacherous conditions at that point, Luttrell’s true savior was an Afghan man named Mohammed Gulab, who protected Luttrell in his village. Watch the featurette below to see more:
Lone Survivor is in theaters now.