Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Angelina Jolie's film leaves out Zamperini's conversion to Christianity.
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Unbroken hit the box office Christmas day in the United States and made $47.3 million during the opening weekend.
The film focuses on Louis Zamperini's life as an Olympic runner and his amazing tale of survival and perseverance during World War II while he was held captive in a Japanese prison camp.
The film leaves out Zamperini's conversion to Christianity.
But a new video just released by Universal Pictures details Zamperini's struggles after returning from the war and how his life changed when he found Christ. See the video here: