Now You Know: Reactions after Seeing "Saving Private Ryan" : The landmark movie, Saving Private Ryan, has been more than a commercial success (over $400 million worldwide); it has also been a cathartic event for audiences everywhere. Following the release of the film in July 1998, America Online experienced a phenomenal response to its invitation for viewers to post reactions to the film. Tens of thousands of people logged on to the site to express their emotions and share their feelings. These messages -- heartfelt, angry, proud, thankful, bitter and hopeful -- represent the entire spectrum of human emotion.
This unique remembrance book, illustrated with historical photographs, and including blank lined pages for readers to enter their own reactions, is a testament both to the movie that has profoundly affected so many lives, and to the power of the online medium, which allows people instant access to one another.