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What does the phrase Lions for Lambs mean?

What does the phrase Lions for Lambs mean?

LONDON — The title of Robert Redford’s “Lions for Lambs” comes from a comment made by a German officer in World War I about the bravery of British soldiers compared to the criminal stupidity of their commanders. …

Who said lions for Lambs?

Professor Stephen Malley : [quoting a German General] Nowhere else have I seen such lions led by such lambs. Professor Stephen Malley : [to Todd metaphorically] Rome is burning. And the problem is not just with the people who started it. They’re past irredeemable.

What is the movie Lions for Lambs about?

Inspired by their idealistic professor, Dr. Mallery (Robert Redford), to do something meaningful with their lives, Arian (Derek Luke) and Ernest (Michael Peña) join the military and ship out to Afghanistan. Their experiences tie together two separate but related stories. In California, Mallery tries to break through to a disaffected student, while in Washington, D.C., a presidential hopeful (Tom Cruise) prepares to give a journalist (Meryl Streep) the scoop of a lifetime.
Lions For Lambs/Film synopsis

Is Lions for Lambs a true story?

It tells the story of a prison warden who attempts to reform one of the worst prisons in America and is based on the true story of Thomas Morton.

What happens at the end of Lions for Lambs?

Arian (Derek Luke) and Ernest (Michael Pena) are eventually killed by Taliban fighters on the mountain top after running out of ammunition. Janine Roth (Meryl Streep) becomes disillusioned with news coverage of the War on Terror and decides to not publish a story on it.

When did Lions for Lambs come out?

November 9, 2007 (USA)
Lions For Lambs/Release date

Where in the Bible does it talk about the lion and the lamb?

Isaiah 35:9 casts a lion as metaphorically forbidden in the future paradise (“No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast shall go up thereon, it shall not be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there”); yet, Isaiah 65:25 and Isaiah 11:6–7, respectively reference such formerly ravenous beasts as becoming …

Why is Lions for Lambs rated R?

MPAA explanation: some war violence and language.

What does the animal lion stand for?

Lion symbolism and meaning include majesty, courage, strength, protection, family, wisdom, and other admirable traits.