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Blood Diamond -- A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.
Blood Diamond -- A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Charles Leavitt (screenplay)
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Release Date:
8 December 2006 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
It Will Cost You Everything See more »
Plot:
A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 22 nominations See more »
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Another fine piece by director Edward Zwick See more (644 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Leonardo DiCaprio ... Danny Archer

Djimon Hounsou ... Solomon Vandy

Jennifer Connelly ... Maddy Bowen

Kagiso Kuypers ... Dia Vandy

Arnold Vosloo ... Colonel Coetzee
Antony Coleman ... Cordell Brown

Benu Mabhena ... Jassie Vandy
Anointing Lukola ... N'Yanda Vandy

David Harewood ... Captain Poison

Basil Wallace ... Benjamin Kapanay

Jimi Mistry ... Nabil

Michael Sheen ... Rupert Simmons

Marius Weyers ... Rudolf Van De Kaap

Stephen Collins ... Ambassador Walker

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine ... M'Ed (as Ntare Mwine)
Bouba Badiane ... Tupac T-Shirt

Ato Essandoh ... Commander Rambo
Percy Matsemela ... Commander Zero
Ronnie Nyakale ... Digger 1
Tony Kgoroge ... Troop Leader
Nick Reding ... British DFID Minister

Klemens Becker ... German Minister
Akin Omotoso ... Peacekeeper
Chiméne Costa ... Red Cross Worker
Dini Nondumo ... Mende UN Worker

Grant Swanby ... UNCHR Official
Tau Maserumule ... R.U.F. Soldier #1

Adetokumboh M'Cormack ... R.U.F. Trainer
Martin Abdul-Jabbar ... Guinean Guard (as Martin Abdul Jabbar)
Gaurav Chopra ... French Journalist
Karl McMillan ... Aussie Journalist

David S. Lee ... Cockney Journalist
Jonathan Pienaar ... SA Cameraman
Sonni Chidiebere ... Kamajoor Headman
Nnamdi Onyeiwu ... Kamajoor
Nhlanhla Mavimbela ... Child Soldier 1
Mfundo Pisani ... Child Soldier 2
Phado Bahola ... Child Soldier 3 (Indoc)
Thabang Mothle ... Child Soldier 4 (Indoc)
Buhle Seya ... Child Soldier 5 (Indoc)
Sizwe Makapela ... Child Soldier 6 (Indoc)

Tyrone Keogh ... SA Page
Winston Ntshona ... Old Mende Man
Mduduzi Mabaso ... Rebel 1
Nathaniel Ramabulana ... Rebel 2 (as Nat Ramabulana)
Zenzo Ngqobe ... Rebel 3
Mlungisi Hlophe ... Rebel 4
Carol Behane ... Mother at the Bridge
Nigel Harman ... News Reporter

Clare Holman ... News Reporter
Kedibone Tholo ... Prostitute 1
Koketso Mojela ... Prostitute 2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Irmelin DiCaprio ... Woman at airport (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Ray Donn ... Journalist (uncredited)
Karen Haacke ... Van De Kaap's Wife (uncredited)
Vanessa Haywood ... Diplomat's Wife (uncredited)

Dan Hirst ... Colonel's Bodyguard (uncredited)
Cordell McQueen ... Young mercinary (uncredited)
Scott Wickes ... Journalist (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Zwick 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Charles Leavitt (screenplay)

Charles Leavitt (story) and
C. Gaby Mitchell (story)

Produced by
Len Amato .... executive producer
Kevin De La Noy .... executive producer (as Kevin de la Noy)
Gillian Gorfil .... producer
Josh Gummersall .... associate producer (as Joshua Gummersall)
Marshall Herskovitz .... producer
Genevieve Hofmeyr .... supervising producer: South Africa
Philip Key .... supervising producer: South Africa
Graham King .... producer
Ben Waisbren .... executive producer (as Benjamin Waisbren)
Paula Weinstein .... producer
Edward Zwick .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
Eduardo Serra (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Steven Rosenblum 
 
Casting by
Victoria Thomas 
 
Production Design by
Dan Weil 
 
Art Direction by
Ray Chan (supervising art director)
Daran Fulham 
Peter Wenham (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Olivia Bloch-Lainé 
 
Costume Design by
Ngila Dickson 
 
Makeup Department
Chiara Allegrucci .... first assistant makeup artist (as Chiara Allegruci)
Anni Bartels .... crowd makeup artist
Kathryn Blondell .... hair stylist: Leonardo DiCaprio (as Kathryn L. Blondell)
Judy Chin .... makeup artist: Jennifer Connelly
Polly Earnshaw .... makeup artist: Leonardo DiCaprio
Sian Grigg .... makeup artist: Leonardo DiCaprio
Debra Hare .... makeup artist: second unit
Sallie Jaye .... chief makeup artist
Charles Khoza .... hair assistant
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth
Sharon Martin .... chief hairdresser
Candy Ann Mitchell .... makeup assistant (as Candy Ann Gibbons)
Anne Morgan .... hair stylist: Jennifer Connelly
Justin Pitkethly .... prosthetic department
Darren Robinson .... assistant prosthetics supervisor
Amanda Ross-McDonald .... makeup assistant: second unit
Kerry Skelton .... makeup assistant
Zoe Tahir .... hair stylist
Khandiz Towill .... makeup assistant
 
Production Management
Bill Draper .... executive in charge of production
Kevin Jenkins .... unit manager
Nick Laws .... production supervisor: Mozambique
João Ribeiro .... production manager: Mozambique
Mahaveer Singh Shaktawat .... assistant production manager: India
Alan Shearer .... production manager
Dileep Singh Rathore .... production manager: India
Susan Towner .... unit production manager
Barbara Russo .... post-production executive (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Drew Bailey .... second assistant director: second unit, off set
Dale Butler .... second assistant director: South Africa
Gary Capo .... second unit director
Del Chatterton .... third assistant director: off set
Craig Ashton Collop .... third assistant director: second unit (as Craig Collop)
Miranda Colman .... second assistant director: second unit, off set
Miranda Colman .... third assistant director: second unit
Chiméne Costa .... assistant director: second unit, Mozambique
Kevin De La Noy .... second unit director: splinter unit
Geoff Dibben .... second assistant director: off set
Mathew Dunne .... first assistant director: second unit
Mickey Fonseca .... third assistant director: off set, Mozambique
Xolani Gumbi .... third assistant director: off set
Kazmer Harangozo .... additional third assistant director
Sallie Anne Hard .... second assistant director: UK (as Sallie Hard)
Gene Keelan .... additional third assistant director
Brandon Lambdin .... second assistant director
Ana Magaia .... assistant director: Mozambique
Nuno Milagre .... assistant director: Mozambique
Nilo Otero .... first assistant director
Zolani Phakade .... third assistant director: off set
David Pinkus .... third assistant director: crowd, UK
Brett Robinson .... third assistant director
Jacques Terblanche .... additional third assistant director
Eddie Thorne .... first assistant director: second unit
Marcelleno Trout .... third assistant director (as Marci Trout)
Jerard van der Walt .... additional third assistant director
Trish Wylie .... additional third assistant director
 
Art Department
Philip Da Rocha Antunes .... art department assistant
Mark Auret .... location property master: South Africa/Mocambique
Desmond Bester .... propmaker
Yann Biquand .... draughtsman
William Boyes .... stand-by propman
George Brain .... construction foreman
Jana Chovancova .... art department coordinator
Jordan Crockett .... draughtsman
Kirk Doman .... stand-by props: second unit
Theuns Du Plessis .... stagehand
Herman Etoka .... prop dresser
Cuan Eveleigh .... assistant stand-by propsman
Lyall Gardiner .... hod stagehand
Andy Garner .... sculptor
Nicholas Hampton .... props storeman
Paul Hedges .... property master
Michael Hyman .... scenic foreman
Tim Lewis .... armourer/modeller
Sarah Moudjebeur .... assistant art director
George Ndlovu .... chargehand
Tony Nicholson .... assistant property master
Johan Oosthuizen .... props
Marion Picard .... assistant set decorator
Clive Pollick .... construction coordinator
Gigi Potter .... construction administrator
Lionel Pouchard .... concepts artist
Alan Raad .... art department buyer
Eric Ramsey .... storyboard artist
Tyrone Reed .... stand by stagehand: UK
Boris Rivett-Carnac .... leading chargehand
Julio Scholze .... props dresser
Christianna Serra .... props dresser
Clinton Smith .... specialty prop fabricator: weapons
James Lee Thorne .... stand-by greens
Tobias James Tomkins .... production runner (as Tobias Tomkins)
Nick Turnbull .... property master
Liz van den Berg .... lead scenic artist
Vosloo Van Der Merwe .... steel foreman
Lloyd Vincent .... first stand-by props: UK
Dominic Weisz .... model maker
Adriaan Engelbrecht .... weapons foam technician (uncredited)
Kevin Fraser .... set finisher (uncredited)
Andrew Gouveia .... carpenter (uncredited)
Thomas Jones .... weapons foam technician (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Christopher Assells .... sound effects editor (as Chris Assells)
Laura Harris Atkinson .... dialogue editor
Anna Behlmer .... sound re-recording mixer
Lon Bender .... supervising sound editor
Jonathan Chiles .... second boom operator
Harry Cohen .... sound effects editor
Blake R. Cornett .... sound recordist
Jesse Dodd .... foley mixer (as Jesse K-D. Dodd)
Glynna Grimala .... adr editor
Xavier Horan .... sound editor
Craig S. Jaeger .... foley editor (as Craig Jaeger)
Chris Jargo .... adr editor
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Sam Jones .... assistant sound engineer
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Daniel R. Kerr .... field recordist
Arthur Kondouries .... boom operator: second unit
Derek Mansvelt .... sound mixer: second unit
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist
Andy Nelson .... sound re-recording mixer
Barry O'Sullivan .... boom operator
Mark Ormandy .... additional sound
Jacques Pienaar .... sound
John Roesch .... foley artist
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform
Ivan Sharrock .... production sound mixer
Damien Smith .... foley artist
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor (as John Stuver)
Matthew E. Taylor .... additional sound
Jon Title .... sound designer
Karen Vassar Triest .... backgrounds editor (as Karen Vassar)
Karen Vassar Triest .... sound effects editor (as Karen Vasser)
Gayle Wesley .... first assistant sound editor
Kerry Dean Williams .... supervising dialogue & adr editor
Greg Zimmerman .... adr recordist
Craig Heath .... sound recordist (uncredited)
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Adcock .... special effects technician
Beverly Austin .... special effects buyer
Norman Baillie .... special effects buyer: UK
Wesley Barnard .... special effects technician
Clive Beard .... special effects supervisor
Caimin Bourne .... special effects technician
David Brighton .... special effects assistant supervisor
Rodney Burke .... special effects technician
Neil Corbould .... special effects supervisor
Davin Dullisear .... special effects foreman: South Africa (as Gavin Dullisear)
Manex Efrem .... special effects lead senior technician
Raymond Ferguson .... special effects supervisor (as Ray Ferguson)
Stuart Heath .... special effects technician
Mark Howard II .... special effects technician (as Mark Howard)
Tyrell Kemlo .... special effects technician
Anthony Lennox .... special effects technician
David Mahlangu .... special effects technician
Danielle McAulay .... special effects technician
Cordell McQueen .... special effects supervisor: South Africa
Michael Nkosi .... special effects technician
Anthony Parker .... prosthetics sculptor
Lee Rider .... special effects technician
Corina Rosca .... speical effects office coordinator
Johnathon Steyl .... special effects technician
Les Van Blerk .... special effects technician
Edward Visage .... special effects technician
Anton Voster .... pyrotechnician
Anton Voster .... special effects technician (as Anton Vorster)
Cliff Wallace .... special effects makeup
Steven Warner .... special effects technician
Alistair Williams .... special effects crew
Andy Williams .... floor supervisor: first unit
Andy Williams .... special effects supervisor (as Andrew Williams)
Janine Wyatt-Mair .... special effects technician
Alan Young .... lead senior technician
Simon Rose .... lifecast maker (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Romulo Adriano Jr. .... visual effects coordinator
Andrew Bardusk .... visual effects: Chains
Alfred Berger .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works
Thomas Boland .... visual effects producer (as Tom Boland)
Toma Bowen .... digital artist: Flash Film Works
Chad Buehler .... digital compositor
David Carriker .... digital effects supervisor: Modern Videofilm
John Cassella .... cg artist: CIS Hollywood
Andy Chih-Jen Chang .... lead digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Tony Clark .... visual effects supervisor: Rising Sun Pictures
Ian Cope .... visual effects coordinator: Rising Sun Pictures
Tim Crosbie .... visual effects: Rising Sun Pictures
Tim Everitt .... compositing supervisor: Flash Film Works
Collin Fowler .... visual effects coordinator: Illusion Arts
Mathias Frodin .... compositor: CIS Hollywood
Mathias Frodin .... digital compositor
William Gammon .... digital effects artist: Rising Sun Pictures
Larry Gaynor .... senior paint and roto: CIS Hollywood
Neil Greenberg .... visual effects editor
Bruce Harris .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
James David Hattin .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Heather Elisa Hill .... visual effects coordinator: CIS Hollywood
Brian Holmes .... systems engineer: CIS Hollywood
Christopher Ivins .... compositor: LOOK! Effects
Brian Jochum .... titles producer
Melinda Jones .... visual effects: Rising Sun Pictures
Bonnie Kanner .... visual effects executive producer: Pixel Magic
Mark Kenaston .... digital artist
Jamal Knight .... digital compositor (as Jason Knight)
Adam Kowalski .... visual effects: Illusion Arts
Richard Kratt .... digital compositor
Lincoln Kupchak .... visual effects editor: Flash Film Works
Gregory D. Liegey .... visual effects supervisor: CIS Hollywood
Curtis Lindersmith .... digital intermediate editor
George Macri .... visual effects producer: Pixel Magic
Tom Martinez Jr. .... rotoscoping artist
Fumi Mashimo .... visual effects: Illusion Arts
John R. McConnell .... 2D Compositor: Pixel Magic
Kelvin McIlwain .... visual effects: Illusion Arts
Ray McIntyre Jr. .... visual effects supervisor: Pixel Magic
Alex Meddick .... visual effects editor: Rising Sun Pictures
William Mesa .... visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works
Roger Nall .... digital effects artist
Marc Nanjo .... compositor: CIS Hollywood
Tim Nassauer .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works
Jeremy Nelson .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (as Jeremy A. Nelson)
Dan Novy .... visual effects technical supervisor: Flash Film Works
Jeffrey A. Okun .... visual effects supervisor
Julie Orosz .... executive producer: CIS Hollywood
Kilou Picard .... visual effects: Rising Sun Pictures
Rebecca Ramsey .... visual effects executive producer: Look Effects
Ben Roberts .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Robert Scifo .... visual effects: Illusion Arts (as Bob Scifo)
Greg Shimp .... paint & rotoscoping artist: CIS Hollywood
Jens-Peter Sjøberg .... visual effects
Danita Slaughter .... digital opticals editor
Sharon Stetzel .... visual effects coordinator
Kim Tobin .... digital compositor (as Kim Worrall)
Andrew Tucker .... visual effects: Illusion Arts
Mark van den Bergen .... visual effects: Rising Sun Pictures
Beck Veitch .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Emily Wallin .... visual effects producer: Flash Film Works
Ben Warner .... lead digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
David S. Williams Jr. .... visual effects: Illusion Arts
Dan Wills .... digital effects artist
Lisa Woodland .... digital compositor
Dan Akers .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Jason Bond .... paint/rotoscope artist: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
John Coats .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Stuart Cripps .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Daniella Estrada .... visual effects assistant: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Philip Fraschetti .... paint/rotoscope artist: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Lisa Garner .... paint/rotoscope artist: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Simon Herden .... assistant visual effects editor: Rising Sun Pictures (uncredited)
Brad Kalinoski .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Sarah McLauchlan .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
John P. Mesa .... visual effects consultant: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Don Myers .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Matthew A. Rubin .... visual effects: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Karen Ruggero .... paint/rotoscope artist: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Benjamin Schneider .... visual effects coordinator: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Thorbjorn Steen .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Ken Stranahan .... visual effects consultant: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Andrew Turner .... visual effects assistant: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Brian Ward .... visual effects (uncredited)
Jerry Whitaker .... digital compositor: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
Ken Wilder .... CG artist: Flash Film Works (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Wade Allen .... fight trainer: Leonardo DiCaprio
Francois Grobbelaar .... stunt double
Dan Hirst .... stunt double: Leonardo Di Caprio (as Daniel Hirst)
Sy Hollands .... assistant stunt coordinator
Lou Horvath .... stunt rigger
Paul Jennings .... stunt coordinator
Mick 'Stuntie' Milligan .... stunt double
Mick 'Stuntie' Milligan .... stunts
Domonkos Pardanyi .... stunt double: Leonardo Di Caprio
Tom Struthers .... stunt supervisor
Reg Wayment .... fight arranger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Darren Bailey .... remote camera technician
Klemens Becker .... camera operator
Robert John Brooker .... assistant grip
Thomas Brown .... second assistant camera
Jaap Buitendijk .... still photographer
Sonny Burdis .... best boy: UK
Gary Capo .... director of photography: second unit
Adam Dale .... aerial director of photography
Robert Dibble .... assistant camera
Birgit Dierken .... assistant camera
Steve Finberg .... electrician: London
Robert Fischer .... best boy grip
Billy Gamble .... electrician
Robert Gilman .... dolly grip
Allan Gray .... grip
Chris Harker .... grip
Zane Harrison .... first assistant camera
Zane Harrison .... first assistant camera: second unit
Zak Katz .... video assist assistant
Stephen Lee .... video assist operator: South Africa
Chaz Lyon .... second assistant camera
Leigh Mackenzie .... camera operator
Gavin McKenzie .... video assist operator: Useful Companies, London
Karl McMillan .... videographer
Guy Micheletti .... key grip
Luis Olivares .... video assist operator
Sarel Pretorius .... Steadicam operator
Sarel Pretorius .... camera operator: second unit
Tatum Roche .... second assistant camera
David Smith .... gaffer: UK
Michael Taylor .... key video assist operator
Tom Taylor .... central camera loader: UK
Derek Ueckermann .... clapper loader: "a" camera
Justin Van Zyl .... grip
Gareth Viner .... grip
Zaan Wienand .... key grip: second unit
Sven Vosloo .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Monique Allen .... extras casting supervisor
Luciano Silighini Garagnani .... extras casting assistant
Moonyeenn Lee .... casting: South Africa
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... adr voice casting
Robyn Owen .... associate casting director
Yesi Ramirez .... casting assistant
Belinda Kruger .... casting associate (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shahida April .... wardrobe assistant
Rick de Souza .... costumer
Libby Dempster .... head textile artist
Rae Donnelly .... costume supervisor
Stacey Dunn .... wardrobe buyer
Sian Evans .... costume extras supervisor
Jacomina Jankowitz .... costume stand-by
Michelle Karavoussanos .... head costume buyer
Pip Lingard .... costume supervisor
Liz McGregor .... assistant costume designer
Anna Munro .... textile artist
Lynn Paulsen .... ager/dyer
Marisa Toyas .... set costumer
Ros Ward .... costume buyer
Widaad Williams .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Gordon Antell .... first assistant editor
Steve Bowen .... digital film colorist
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer
Michael Eaves .... digital film colorist (as Mike Eaves)
Bridgette Fahey-Goldsmith .... assistant editor
Joe Finley .... digital preview colorist
Alicia Gleeson .... assistant editor
Christopher Hamilton .... post-production assistant
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Jenny Hicks .... post-production coordinator
Chris Jensen .... senior digital colorist assist
Natasha Leonnet .... digital film colorist
Curtis Lindersmith .... digital intermediate editor
Catherine Pantazopoulos .... color timer: dailies
Arlyn Richardson .... post-production coordinator
Pearce Roemer .... post-production assistant
Cynthia E. Thornton .... associate editor
Jan Yarbrough .... on-line color timer
Todd Zongker .... first assistant editor
Maria Chamberlain .... colorist: dailies: uk shoot (uncredited)
Ben Estrada .... assistant digital intermediate colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
George Acogny .... music supervisor
Pete Anthony .... conductor: adult choir
Pete Anthony .... conductor: orchestra
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Bruce Babcock .... orchestrator
Chris Bacon .... technical score advisor (as Chris P. Bacon)
Chris Bacon .... technical score engineer (as Chris P. Bacon)
Maya Beiser .... soloist: cello
Becky Bentham .... score coordinator
Chris Cozens .... auricle control systems
Brad Dechter .... orchestrator
Jivan Gasparyan .... musician: duduk (as Djivan Gasparyan)
Gavin Greenaway .... conductor: children's choir
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Robert Houston .... score pro tools recordist
Jon Kull .... orchestrator
Alan Meyerson .... music scoring mixer
Julia Newmann .... scoring intern
David Olson .... music editor
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Jay B. Richardson .... music editor
Peter Rotter .... music contractor
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Pamela J. Sollie .... scoring coordinator
Stuart Michael Thomas .... technical score advisor
Stuart Michael Thomas .... technical score engineer
Jim Weidman .... supervising music editor
Mel Wesson .... ambient music designer
Mel Wesson .... music programmer
Bruce White .... viola
Wolfgang Amadeus .... additional music mixer (uncredited)
Chris Clad .... violin (uncredited)
Braden Kimball .... score mixing assistant (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Brian Baverstock .... transportation coordinator
Laurie Dunn .... transportation captain
Paul Fisher .... transportation coordinator
Mark Hardy .... transportation coordinator
Morgan Pather .... transportation captain
Gordon Stevens .... transportation captain
Pete Trotman .... unit driver: UK
Gerry Turner .... unit transport manager
Martin Walsh .... facilities driver
 
Other crew
Gerry Alfonso .... first assistant accountant: Mozambique
Russell Allen .... assistant production office coordinator
Michael Alvarado .... production secretary: Los Angeles
Valeria Appel .... document translator
Simon Atherton .... armorer
Richard Berkeley .... key set production assistant: second unit
Andy Brunskill .... body double: Mr. Di Caprio
David A. Burt .... stand-in: Leonardo DiCaprio, UK
Elaine Burt .... production coordinator
Tina Caldeira .... freight coordinator
Leah Chalk .... health and safety
Marisa Clayton .... post coordinator: Modern VideoFilm
Elize Cloete .... payroll
Ryan C. Coleman .... assistant: Mr. Herskovitz (as Ryan Coleman)
Luke Cornell .... animal coordinator
Vinca Cox .... second unit script supervisor
Michael Da Rocha Antunes .... production assistant
Lisa Davidson .... production coordinator: Warner Bros.
Walmir De Almeida .... production assistant
Pam Des Vigne .... payroll accountant
Clinton du Preez .... production assistant
Tommy Dunne .... key armorer
Greg Eby .... location accountant
Jake Edmonds .... health and safety coordinator
Dale Edwards .... special equipment supplier
Lynette Ely .... assistant to production coordinator
Jane Fagan .... assistant: Mr. DiCaprio
Ryan C. Fill .... production assistant
Jessica Franks .... key set assistant
Kurt P. Galvao .... post-production technical consultant
Graham Geraghty .... assistant to producer
Rob Harris .... unit publicist
Alan Hausmann .... armorer
Nion Hazell .... assistant production coordinator
Kelly Helstrom .... staff production coordinator
John Henn .... unit assistant
Dan Hirst .... boot camp instructor (as Daniel Hirst)
Polly Hobson .... assistant: Mr. Hounsou
Jason Irizarry .... security: Mr. DiCaprio
Polly Johnsen .... studio executive
Thersius Kok .... support staff: Mr. Zwick
Nick Komornicki .... supervising armorer
Carol Kruger .... production accountant: South Africa
Tyrone Kupritz .... security: Mr. DiCaprio
Joline Laarman .... housing assistant
Linda Labov .... assistant: Ms. Weinstein
Francis Lambert .... unit medic: UK
Jen Lambert .... unit nurse (as Jennifer Lambert)
Etienne le Roux .... pilot: Air Caravan
Jamie Lengyel .... location finder: London
Paulo Luis .... production assistant
Jacqueline Mahoney .... voice looping
Sasha Markova .... assistant: Ms. Connelly
Louise Martin .... clearance coordinator
Kyla McFeat .... assistant accountant
Karl McMillan .... assistant: Mr. de la Noy
Jeroen Menssink .... aerial coordinator: Hind
Linda Mgqobane .... accounting assistant
Julian Milam .... production assistant
Carolyn Milner .... set production assistant: UK
Paul Mindel .... floor runner: UK
Tim Monich .... dialect coach
Alan Munro .... main title design
Spud Murray .... animal coordinator
Danilo Mussa .... assistant location manager
Morten Nielsen .... location assistant
John Nixon .... armorer
Denis O'Sullivan .... assistant: Mr. King
Pieter Oosthuizen .... production assistant
Ian Osborne .... pilot: MI8
Justin Owen .... computer and video supervisor: Useful Companies
Sue Ann Perry .... production secretary
Lance Peters .... administrator: South African armory
Jason Potter .... assistant accountant
Troy Putney .... assistant: Mr. Zwick
Trevor Ralston .... pilot: Hind
Hallam Rice-Edwards .... production secretary: UK
Sorious Samura .... film consultant
Michael Sharp .... location consultant
David Sillery .... assistant to armorer
Sheryl Sirmons .... first assistant accountant
Mick Snell .... location manager
Mark Somner .... supervising location manager
Andy Stephens .... aerial operations manager: Flying Pictures Ltd.
Claire Stewart .... assistant production coordinator: UK
Jamie Stockley .... animal trainer
Jim Stockley .... animal trainer
Andrew Strachan .... assistant production coordinator
Jayne-Ann Tenggren .... script supervisor
Stuart Michael Thomas .... synthesizer programmer
Katherine Tibbetts .... production coordinator: UK
Tobias James Tomkins .... production runner
Gert Uys .... aerial coordinator
Gert Uys .... pilot
Janine van Assen .... production coordinator
Matt Ward .... account assistant
Reg Wayment .... military advisor
Braam Wessels .... co-pilot: MI8
Timothy Alexander West .... production assistant
Margaret Whitman .... assistant to actress
Nikki Wichmann .... production secretary
Laura Wilcox .... assistant accountant: South Africa
Marc Wolff .... aerial pilot
Brian Worsley .... assistant: Bill Draper
Barney Wrightson .... aerial operations assistant: Flying Pictures Ltd.
Tomoko Yamamoto .... first assistant accountant
Michael Bilog .... post production accountant (uncredited)
António Forjaz .... location scout (uncredited)
Dominic Ridley .... production assistant (uncredited)
Joby Stephens .... additional set runner: UK (uncredited)
Richard Wild .... weather consultant (uncredited)
 

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Rated R for strong violence and language
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Trivia:
Solomon's son's name is Dia, which means "expensive" in Krio, the adapted language of Sierra Leone.See more »
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Continuity: When Solomon is carrying the child back to the van, in the scene where the journalist jump out of the van to report on a roadside attack, the child's arm position changes a few times, from around Solomon's neck to his side, and back again.See more »
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Solomon Vandy:Dia. Dia. Don't want to be late.
Dia Vandy:English boys don't go to school every day.
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146 out of 204 people found the following review useful.
Another fine piece by director Edward Zwick, 9 December 2006
Author: forindcine from United States

A few years back I had the pleasure of visiting Antwerp, Belgium, a place many deem "the diamond capital of the world." Never before or since have I been in a location where I was surrounded by so much "bling". Storefronts had so many diamonds on display you would think they should be better kept in some European version of Fort Knox.

The film Blood Diamond puts an entirely new spin on Antwerp, the diamond industry and that pricey stone you might be wearing around your neck, on your ring finger, or in your ears (mine are cubic-Zs). Set in the West African country of Sierra Leone during the 1990s, this historical-adventure-drama covers a time when the country was in turmoil. Warlords, smugglers and the diamond syndicate all play roles in a refugee exodus, and the killing and enslaving of men to work the diamond fields. The title refers to diamonds which are harvested, smuggled and traded to finance the purchase of weapons used in Civil War.

Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou) stars as a fisherman who has his family torn apart and instead of being killed, is sent to work mining diamonds where he finds and hides a large stone. Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio) a former mercenary, diamond-smuggler, middleman, you-name-it, is looking to score with that stone and exit the business for good. Writer Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly) is tired of writing shallow stories about less than newsworthy events; she is looking for information about major players in the diamond trade. They all come together in a fast paced, adventure packed piece of film-making that is brutal at times but never boring. The film has a pleasant, unanticipated ending, something hard to pull off in a film of this kind.

Director/Producer Edward Zwick is probably the best in Hollywood at taking a big budget feature film with a historical theme and carefully relay a message without lecturing his audience. His earlier works include a story of the first all-black U.S. Civil War company in "Glory" a film, which resulted in Denzel Washington winning his first Oscar. Zwick takes credit for works like The Last Samurai, Shakespeare in Love, Traffic and Courage Under Fire. He is second to no one when it comes to balancing a historical event with action-drama entertainment. Edward Zwick is one of few L.A. directors who still works within the Hollywood establishment yet is able to put out good quality film.

Check out Blood Diamond, your "bling" may never look the same again.

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