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Marine corporal Megan Leavy was a K-9 operator in Iraq. She and her K-9 were involved in an explosion. It is their story of grit and determination and the love between handler and a Military Working Dog.
If you appreciate excellent acting, beautiful cinematography and don't need to be spoon-fed a message or hung up on plot, this may be a film for you.
It is daringly ambitious in that the dialog is almost non-existent, leaving the entire weight of the film in the hands of the actors and the camera and the soundtrack and, of course, the director. All succeed marvelously as three day-in-a-life stories are laid out, each with nervous overtones and unique tension.
Searching for a unifying theme is a Rorschach test; you will make of it what you will. The inability of people to communicate on a personal level or any level at all, for that matter can lead to all sorts of unintended consequences, as you will see. I thought Edie Falco's acting was a bit blunt, but Elias Koteas's performance is marvelous. Embeth Davidtz conveys the most amount of mystery with the fewest amount of words acting at its finest.
It is a wonderfully modern, realistic film, with the majority of the spoken words coming over a phone and conclusions largely unresolved. Still, I was engaged for every one of its 88 minutes. It's been a long time since a film held me so tightly.
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