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Angelina Jolie invites local heroes to premiere

Angelina Jolie personally invited a host of local heroes to walk the red carpet with her and Brad Pitt at the premiere of her new World War II movie Unbroken in Sydney, Australia.

The Maleficent star asked the handpicked group of inspiring individuals to join her to watch the special screening of her latest directorial offering on Monday (17Nov14).


War hero Damien Thomlinson, burns survivor Turia Pitt and Pink Hope charity founder Krystal Barter were Jolie's guests at the glamorous event, along with Cambodian orphanage founder Geraldine Cox, Paralympian Jacqueline Freney and Fred Hollows Foundation creator.


Many scenes in the film, which is based on the true story of athlete and prisoner-of-war survivor Louis Zamperini, were shot in Australian regions including New South Wales and Queensland.