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5 Days of War (2011)

 -  Action | Drama | War  -  6 June 2011 (Georgia)
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A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

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Thomas Anders
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Tatia Meddevi
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Sebastian Ganz
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Miriam Eisner
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Cpt. Rezo Avaliani
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Col. Alexandr Demidov (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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Daniil
Mikheil Gomiashvili ...
Anton Meddevi
Ana Imnadze ...
Sofi Meddevi (as Ani Imnadze)
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Zoe
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Michael Stilton (as Ken Cranham)
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Chris Bailot
Sergo Shvedkov ...
Minister Temur Iakobashvili
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A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

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Their only weapon is the truth.

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Action | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody war violence and atrocities, and for pervasive language. | See all certifications »

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6 June 2011 (Georgia)  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,254 (USA) (19 August 2011)

Gross:

$17,149 (USA) (9 September 2011)
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In the scene of mayhem Avnevi village on one of the tanks was written inscription "Chinval, Moskva za toboi!" (Tskhinvali, Moscow behind you!). See more »

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At 1:26:19 the satellite upload screen showing the progress of the upload indicates the "Pre-cash". It should have been spelled "Pre-cache". See more »

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No Fear of Heights
Written and Performed by Katie Melua
Courtesy of Dramatico Entertainment Ltd.
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Overall a good picture!
26 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having read some of the previous reviews blasting this picture as "Un-Authentic" and therefore a terrible picture, I have to say that the naysayers are wrong from my point of view. I know of NO WAR FILM that is factual in every detail. Some label this as propaganda....so what? Most of the War Films coming out of the US during WWII were propaganda. ALL Germans were Nazis and ALL Japanese were bloodthirsty little savages.

I found this picture to be a rather good action film, very authentic from the "War" point of view. Having spent 10 years in the TV News Biz as a field cameraman, I was in agreement with all their actions as reporters. I thought the plot was very plausible, though some what predictable, but again, so what? I was entertained and unlike some of the reviewers I was moved in places by the actions of the characters. And to lambaste actors for "Overacting" in a war film is like saying down hill skiers go to fast. I was a good picture and overall I liked it!


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