Lone Survivor is a 2013 American war film written
and directed by Peter Berg and starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile
Hirsch, Ben Foster and Eric Bana. The film is based on the 2007 nonfiction book
of the same name by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. Set during the war in
Afghanistan, Lone Survivor dramatizes
the failed United States Navy SEALs counter-insurgent mission Operation Red
Wings, during which a four-man SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team was
tasked to track Taliban leader Ahmad Shah.