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Killing Season (2013)

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Two veterans of the Bosnian War - one American, one Serbian - find their unlikely friendship tested when one of them reveals their true intentions.

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SHRAPNEL tells the story of two veterans of the Bosnian War, one American, one Serbian, who clash in the Appalachian Mountain wilderness. FORD is a former American soldier who fought on the front lines in Bosnia. When our story begins, he has retreated to a remote cabin in the woods, trying to escape painful memories of war. The drama begins when KOVAC, a former Serbian soldier, seeks Ford out, hoping to settle an old score. What follows is a cat-and-mouse game in which Ford and Kovac fght their own personal World War III, with battles both physical and psychological. By the end of the flm, old wounds are opened, suppressed memories are drawn to the surface and long-hidden secrets about both Ford and Kovac are revealed. Written by producer

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The purest form of war is one on one.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, some torture, and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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25 July 2013 (Israel)  »

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Box Office

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$27,713 (USA) (12 July 2013)

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$27,713 (USA) (12 July 2013)
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Trivia

Robert De Niro replaced Nicolas Cage. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, when US soldier is opening railway car he is wearing gas mask. In the next shot soldier no longer has mask and covers his face with his hand. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emil Kovac: For 18 years I have waited.
[stands to leave]
Serbian: So what now?
Emil Kovac: Hunting. I am going hunting.
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Featured in The Making of 'Killing Season' (2013) See more »

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Written by Barbie McDonald
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OMG ! let's re invent history for the ignorant
13 July 2013 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I just can't believe what I saw, what happened here?

Let's see... just imagine a film in which the soviet union invaded the USA during '44, half a million casualties in NYC, LA looks like Hiroshima and its all based on true events.

OMG, what a twisted set of events and history, Travolta and DeNiro should have some one teach them a bit better about what happened during the Bosnian war, there are good and impartial accounts out there.

Serb, Croats and Muslim Bosnians committed horrible atrocities and were victims of horrible atrocities, no one was innocent, some were better at playing victims.

Shame on you guys for doing such a perverse film

To the script writer, next time study a bit better before writing such phenomenal piece of historical garbage, do you at least know how many stars there are in your flag?


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