A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.

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Cast

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Maria Rose (as Nastassia Kinski)
Pascal Rollin ...
Paris Priest
Catlin Foster ...
Christian
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Peter Dominic (as Stellan Skarsgard)
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Colonel
Irfan Mensur ...
Drill Sergeant
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Goran
Kosta Andrejevic ...
Boy on Bridge / Dead Boy in River
Ljiljana Krstic ...
Old Lady
Sanja Zogovic ...
Girl On Bridge
Veljko Otasevic ...
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Marina Bukvicki ...
Muslim Girl (as Marina Bukvic)
Dusan Perkovic ...
Uncle Ratko
Natasa Ninkovic ...
Vera
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Joshua is a former U.S. military official who fled to the Foreign Legion when his wife Maria was killed by Muslim fundamentalists in Paris, and now he's a mercenary, fighting in the Yugoslav war on the Serbian side against Muslims. Written by Anonymous

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He's fighting a war he doesn't believe in, hoping to find something he does. See more »

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Drama | War

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Rated R for strong violence including brutal war atrocities, and for language | See all certifications »
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20 November 1998 (USA)  »

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A megmentő  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,898 (USA) (20 November 1998)

Gross:

$12,903 (USA) (27 November 1998)
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Tommy Lee Jones was set to star, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

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Guy: Sorry about your family.
Vera: It's war.
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Zajdi, Zajdi
Composed by Aleksander Sarievski
Performed by Branka Vasic
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True document about war
20 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

I know that many people consider this movie 'Politically incorrect'. Probably it is in some way. I'm not from the Balkans, but I live very near and I remember very well that war in front of my door and I was against the Serbs. This movie was made by a Serb director and show his point of view. Anyway I think that in this movie you can see what was that war for civilian people, any side they were. I found it a true document about the war, and, in the end, I was not disturbed by the fact that it was a movie from a Serb director. I think that this demonstrates that it's a good movie. After watching this movie, you don't hate the Serbs, the Croatians or the Bosnians, you hate the war for the consequences on civilian people.


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