Saving Private Ryan : Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, Saving Private Ryan is the story of eight soldiers during the Second World War who are sent to rescue another soldier following their harrowing D-Day landing. Private Ryan's brothers have all died in combat and the army demands he be brought home alive to his mother for the sake of public relations. The movie recreates the mayhem of the storming of Normandy, and follows the men ordered to risk themselves to save another. This illustrated book celebrating the landmark film, Saving Private Ryan brings fans even closer to the action. 96 pages.