MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 532 this week

Shell Shock (2009)
"Triage" (original title)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 7,625 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 35 critic

The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Director:

Writers:

, (book)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 08 May 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 18 Feb 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 29 Jul 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 10 Nov 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 29 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Shell Shock" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shell Shock (2009)

Shell Shock (2009) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shell Shock.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tigerland (2000)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

Director: Joel Schumacher
Stars: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr.
Hart's War (2002)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A law student becomes a lieutenant during World War II, is captured and asked to defend a black prisoner of war falsely accused of murder.

Director: Gregory Hoblit
Stars: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south.

Director: Hun Jang
Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.

Director: Robert Redford
Stars: Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
Stop-Loss (2008)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Director: Kimberly Peirce
Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Lebanon (2009)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town.

Director: Samuel Maoz
Stars: Yoav Donat, Itay Tiran, Oshri Cohen
Lore (2012)
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate.

Director: Cate Shortland
Stars: Saskia Rosendahl, Kai-Peter Malina, Nele Trebs
Leningrad (2009)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Buravskiy
Stars: Mira Sorvino, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olga Sutulova
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam war impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Director: Michael Cimino
Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
David
...
Elena Morales
...
Diane
...
Dr. Talzani
...
Talzani's Assitant
Kae Bahar ...
Wounded Man (as Karzan Sherabayani)
...
Pesh Merga Commander
...
Pesh Merga Sergeant (as Alejandro Sánchez)
...
Ivan
...
Amy
Michelle Hartman ...
Nurse
...
Dr. Christopher
...
Dr. Hersbach
...
Joaquín Morales
Edit

Storyline

Mark and David are best friends, photo journalists going from war to war. In the spring of 1988, they're in Kurdistan, at an isolated mountain clinic, waiting for an offensive. David's had enough - he wants to go home to Dublin to his pregnant wife. He leaves, with Mark promising to follow in a few days. A week or so later, Mark's home after being wounded, but David's not been heard from. Mark's slow recovery and uncharacteristic behavior alarm his girlfriend, Elena, who asks her grandfather, a Spanish psychologist, to come to Dublin to help. Are there things the carefree and detached journalist is bottling up? Is he a casualty of war? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for war violence, disturbing images, language, brief sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

| | |

Language:

| | | |

Release Date:

13 November 2009 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Shell Shock  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

To prepare for his role, Colin Farrell shed 44 pounds to achieve a skeletal-like thin appearance that surprised both reporters and close friends. To obtain this look, he reportedly lived on black coffee, Diet Coke, and tuna. See more »

Quotes

David: Why do war zones always have such miserable food?
Mark Walsh: And you being a Scotsman, you'd know about cuisine would you?
David: Oh here we go...
Mark Walsh: Your entire menu looks like it was made in a fucking war zone!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Moving on
20 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

If you like this movie, you should go out and buy/rent "No man's land" from the same director. I haven't seen "L'Enfer" yet, but I'm sure that one is good too. At first I was amazed by the actors at hand here, but the script proves to have been a big part in their involvement. The dialogue and the delivery is just spot on.

And when you watch Christopher Lee going one-on-one with Colin Farrell, you just wish there could have been more scenes, with those two together. There is a great chemistry surrounding them and when they grace the screen together it's almost like magic. There is this constant pushing and delivering, that makes those scenes special.

But of course, the rest of the movie is not lacking in tension and/or good performances. Quite the contrary. Especially the doctor and the others involved all have there scenes. The editing does the rest and makes this more than above average.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Wrong knowledge In The Film, . drsavaskaratas
They made a movie in a place that never existed. gokkhan
Lots better than that joke of an oscar of THL david_cym
Great movie.. daduka83
new pics from the set AmelFl
Song Question ezgoingkev
Discuss Shell Shock (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?