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In the Land of Blood and Honey -- During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who is now held captive in the camp he oversees. Their once promising relationship grows darker as the conflict changes their motives and connection to one another.
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Angelina Jolie (written by)
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16 February 2012 (Netherlands) See more »
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During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Zana Marjanovic ... Ajla

Goran Kostic ... Danijel

Rade Serbedzija ... Nebojsa
Vanessa Glodjo ... Lejla

Nikola Djuricko ... Darko

Branko Djuric ... Aleksandar

Fedja Stukan ... Petar

Alma Terzic ... Hana

Jelena Jovanova ... Esma

Ermin Bravo ... Mehmet

Boris Ler ... Tarik

Goran Jevtic ... Mitar
Ermin Sijamija ... Vuc

Milos Timotijevic ... Durja
Jasna Beri ... Mejrema (as Jasna Ornela Bery)
Aleksandar Djurica ... Marko

Dzana Pinjo ... Nadja
Petar Vidovic ... Boris

Faruk Pruti ... Miralem

Dolya Gavanski ... Maida
Tamas Hajdu ... Nikola

Gábor Piroch ... Man Who Throws Bombs
Irena Mulamuhic ... Bosnian Woman Shot in Head
Margaréta Szabó ... Hooker
Árpád Csernik ... Bosnian Prisoner
Nusmir Muharemovic ... Sniper
Edis Zilic ... Sniper
Rida Cador ... UN Soldier
Efe Sancaktar ... Boy in Apartment
Emre Sancaktar ... Boy in Apartment

Mile Rupcic ... Senior Serb Officer
Levente Törköly ... Senior Serb Officer
Ras Rastoder ... Senior Serb Officer (as Ras 'Chita' Rastoder)
Vladimir Grbic ... Police Officer in Club
Denes Balind ... School Guard
Janos Kaczor ... School Guard
Zsolt Zágoni ... School Guard
Mustafa Santic ... Accordian Player
Leon Lucev ... Soldier
Dado Jehan ... Band Leader in Club
Yehan Jehan ... Band Member in Club
Tomislav Tom Benzon ... Band Member in Club (as Tomislav Benzon)
Samir Foco ... Band Member in Club
Mirza Halilovic ... Band Member in Club
Ivana Papiska ... Band Member in Club
David Clayton ... British Radio Voice (voice)
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Directed by
Angelina Jolie 
 
Writing credits
Angelina Jolie (written by)

Produced by
Simon Crane .... associate producer
Holly Goline .... executive producer (as Holly Goline-Sadowski)
Tim Headington .... producer
Angelina Jolie .... producer
Graham King .... producer
Tim Moore .... producer
Michael Vieira .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Gabriel Yared 
 
Cinematography by
Dean Semler (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Patricia Rommel 
 
Casting by
Gail Stevens 
 
Production Design by
Jon Hutman 
 
Art Direction by
Zsuzsanna Borvendég 
Arwel Evans 
 
Set Decoration by
Anna Lynch-Robinson 
 
Costume Design by
Gabriele Binder 
 
Makeup Department
Márta Antal .... crowd makeup artist
Szandra Bíró .... makeup artist
Annamária Dunai .... hair stylist
Egonné Endrényi .... daily makeup artist (as Judit Endrényiné)
Krisztina Fehér .... hair stylist
Toni G .... makeup designer
Nóra Kapás .... makeup artist
Jacqueline Russon .... crowd makeup artist
Deborah Rutherford .... makeup department head (as Deborah Patino Rutherford)
 
Production Management
Ádám Ali A. .... assistant production manager
Ferenc Béres .... assistant unit manager
Tamás Maros .... unit manager
Edit Nagy .... production manager
Lisa Rodgers .... post-production supervisor
Deanna Stadler .... production supervisor
György Sánta .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon Crane .... second unit director
Gábor Gajdos .... first assistant director: second unit
Tamas Lukacs .... second assistant director
Bogi Móricz .... second assistant director
Mirza Pasic .... third assistant director: Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Art Department
Judit Csák .... assistant art director
James Hendy .... prop buyer
Alex Hill .... storyboard artist (as Alex Hillkurtz)
Vedran Hrustanovic .... production design supervisor
József Kiss .... supervising construction manager
Moni Kovacs .... set decoration coordinator
Balázs M. Kovács .... props
Alexandra Miklos .... graphic artist
Gábor Stibló .... property master
Dávid Szekeres .... stand-by props
Krisztina Szilágyi .... draughtperson
László Szirmai .... set designer
Orosz Tamás .... set dresser
Tokaji Zoltán .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Sándor Balla .... daily utility sound technician
Bob Beemer .... sound re-recording mixer
Jenna Dalla Riva .... foley recordist
András Eichstaedt .... boom operator: second unit
Hector C. Gika .... sound effects editor
Glynna Grimala .... dialogue editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Goro Koyama .... foley artist
Nick Kray .... adr mixer
Márton Kristóf .... sound assistant
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
György Mihályi .... boom operator
György Rajna .... sound assistant
Mac Ruth .... production sound mixer
Unsun Song .... sound recordist
Becky Sullivan .... supervising sound editor
Jon Taylor .... sound re-recording mixer
Zoltán Tihanyi .... utility sound
Gayle Wesley .... assistant sound editor
Don White .... foley recording mixer
Ben Wilkins .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Furedi Csaba .... special effects technician
Ferenc Gombás .... pyrotechnician
Szilvassy Istvan .... special effects technician
Gabor Kiszelly .... special effects supervisor
Gyula Krasnyánszky .... pyro supervisor
Norbert Orosz .... pyrotechnician
Tibor Skornyak .... special effects crew
Ferenc Török .... pyrotechnician
Attila Varsányi .... pyrotechnician
Attila Vásári .... pyrotechnician
 
Visual Effects by
Dániel Bartha .... on-set visual effects coordinator
Gregory Chalenko .... digital compositor: Tikibot
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Arkadiy Demchenko .... visual effects artist: Tikibot
Robert Grasmere .... visual effects supervisor
Kevin Jackson .... visual effects supervisor: Tikibot
Yuriy Korshunov .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Menyhért René Balog-Dutombé .... stunt performer
Andrea Barat .... stunt performer
Sandor Bertalan .... stunts
Gergely Bíró .... stunts
Krisztián Czirják .... stunts
Kinga Gavalda .... stunt performer
Zoltan Hodi .... stunt performer
Orsányi Iván .... stunt performer
József Kovalik .... stunts
Levente Lezsák .... stunt performer
Balog-Dutombé René Menyhért .... stunts
Tamás Molnár .... stunts
Béla Orsányi .... stunts
Zoltan Papp .... stunt performer
Gábor Pesta .... stunts
Gábor Piroch .... stunt coordinator
Peter Rode .... stunt performer
Peter Rode .... stunts
Gyorgy Szanto .... stunts
Steve Szigeti .... stunts
Zoltan Szántó .... stunt performer
Ildikó Szücs .... assistant stunt coordinator
Gyula Tóth .... stunts
László Ujvári .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Botond Aszalós .... camera operator
Csaba Bankhardt .... key grip: second unit
Attila Bogyai .... electrician: second unit
Zoltán Bók .... rigging electrician
Zsolt Büti .... gaffer
Zoltán Dzsupin .... central loader
Péter Faludi .... video assist operator
Dániel Farkas .... video assist: second unit
Dávid Gerencsér .... second assistant camera: second unit
James J. Gilson .... gaffer
Mark Goellnicht .... camera and steadicam operator: "a" camera
István Gottmann .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Posztos György .... rigging gaffer
Gergely Hajba .... second assistant camera 2nd unit
György Horváth .... focus puller: second unit
Adam Kalacsi .... rigger
János Kiss .... key grip
Alex Kuchera .... grip: Budapest
Joshua Lassing .... camera trainee
Leopold Lässing .... camera apprentice
Igor Meglic .... director of photography: second unit
Attila Pfeffer .... camera operator "a" camera: second unit
Attila Pfeffer .... steadicam operator: second unit
Péter Pozsonyi .... grip
András Pozsár .... grip: second unit
Elliot Purvis .... camera trainee
Viktor Racsek .... rigging electrician
Tony Rivetti .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Péter Sidló .... gaffer: second unit
Attila Szilágyi .... video assist assistant: second unit
Attila Szilágyi .... video operator: second unit
Gabor Szucs .... grip
András Szöke .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as András Kazi Szöke)
István Törzsök .... rigger
István Török .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Balázs Várszegi .... video assist operator
Ádám Wallner .... second assistant camera: second unit
Zsolt Éliás .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Virgile Dean .... lamp operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Daamun Mohseni .... animator: titles, Picture Mill
 
Casting Department
Timka Grahic .... casting
Tamás Kertész .... extras casting
Nikola Ljuca .... casting associate
Zsolt Ferenc Maier .... assistant to casting director
Toby Spigel .... casting assistant
Veronika Varjasi .... casting: Hungary
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brigitta Barkó .... key costumer
Éva Csele .... wardrobe assistant
László Donkó .... principal dresser
Zsófia Federits .... break down artist
Lejla Graho .... costume supervisor
Lee Harper .... assistant costume designer
Bea Merkovits .... principal dresser
Nikoletta Szedenics .... assistant costume supervisor
Gillian Wood .... key textile artist
 
Editorial Department
Tamás Albert .... post production engineer
Sándor Balla .... assistant editor: daily
Xavier Box .... additional editor
Todd Daugherty .... digital workflow
Matyas Fekete .... assistant editor
Ally Garrett .... first assistant editor
Dániel Hajnal .... assistant editor
Élodie Ichter .... colorist assist: Efilm
Benedek Kabán .... colorist: dailies
Curtis Lindersmith .... digital intermediate editor
Yvan Lucas .... digital film colorist: Efilm
Gyula István Mózes .... first assistant editor
Robert E. Phillips .... digital intermediate producer
Tom Reiser .... second colorist: Efilm
Rosalie A. Staley .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Laura Steiger .... first assistant editor (as Laura Yanovich)
Mátyás Vándor .... post-production coordinator: dailies
 
Music Department
Jean-Pierre Arquie .... music supervisor
Jeff Atmajian .... conductor
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Guillaume Clément .... assistant music supervisor
Andrew Dorfman .... music editor
Samir Foco .... music mixer: additional music
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Dado Jehan .... composer: additional music (as Waves and Patterns)
Lewis Jones .... pro tools recordist
David Menke .... music programmer
Jehan Stefan .... assistant to orchestrator
Nick Wollage .... score engineer & mixer
Nick Wollage .... title song engineer & mixer
Gabriel Yared .... composed by
Aled Jenkins .... assistant score engineer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Soma Benke .... transportation captain
István Bognár .... driver
István Ivanov .... driver
Haris Kamencic .... transport coordinator: Bosnia and Herzegovina
László Kiss .... transportation coordinator
Zsolt Somogyi .... action vehicle coordinator: Hungary
 
Other crew
Reka Angyalosy .... production accountant
Diana Ascher .... post production accountant: Trevanna Post
Admir Avdic .... assistant location manager: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Eva Badacsonyi .... set production assistant
Katalin Baranyi .... production coordinator: second unit
László Bencze .... office production assistant
Adnan Besirovic .... production assistant
Roland Birtha .... unit assistant
Nikki Bohm .... adr voice
Dávid Breier .... assistant supervising armorer
Zoltán Bus .... supervising armorer
Catherine Charlton .... dialect coach
Peter Cseri .... stand-in
György Czutor .... location manager
Tony X. Deale .... assistant to producer
Dave Evans .... key armourer
Gábor Gajdos .... armorer
Bobby Bosko Grubic .... adr voice
Mihály Gál .... assistant production coordinator
Tamás Gál .... assistant to executive producer
Tamás Gál .... assistant to producer
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond representative
György Koltai .... armorer
Róbert Koroknyai .... production coordinator
Liza Kozma .... production assistant
Gyorgy Kuntner .... location manager
Amira Lekic .... production coordinator
Lili Makk .... script supervisor: second unit
Linda Marián .... basecamp p.a.
Alex Matcham .... production controller
Monika Neuner .... cashier
Denis O'Sullivan .... production executive
Gábor Osváth .... production assistant
Dóra Papp .... coordinator: art department
János Papp .... health & safety advisor
Tamás Péter .... set production assistant
Judit Ritteródesz .... location manager
Edin Sarkic .... location manager
Edin Sarkic .... production supervisor
Oliver Simor .... stand-in
Richard Szabó .... unit assistant: Hungary
Istvan Szori .... stand-in: Rade Serbedzija
Veronika Szücs .... production secretary
Carmen Tabanyi .... script supervisor
Zsolt Tolmer .... set production assistant
Géza Varga .... caterer
 

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Rated R for war violence and atrocities including rape, sexuality, nudity and language
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USA:127 min
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Marija Karan, Branko Tomovic and Branka Katic were also considered for the lead roles.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The Russian made RPG 7 used to fire on the U.N. aid convoy has no warhead on it. As such it would be unable to fire.See more »
Quotes:
Danijel:[aiming rifle at Ajla] I asked myself, "Why is it so easy for some men to kill the other?"
[rifle down]
Danijel:And then I wondered, "Would she kill me if she had the chance?"
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172 out of 290 people found the following review useful.
Just plain bad movie, 2 March 2012
Author: laserburn from Greece

After watching this movie, all that I can say is that Angelina should not try to direct again. The movie is bad on so many levels, but it's the directing that clearly failed the most.

First, the few positives about the movie. Casting is solid, actors do a decent job even with the awful script they had, but they clearly struggle to act in English. Camera work is solid, every now and then we see an interesting shot.

Now, the negatives that are too many to number. The script is god damn awful, many times it makes no sense at all. It's trying to portray complexities of the main characters, but does it in a horribly cheesy and uninspiring way. Making this kind of war drama that braids the story of few characters with the broader context of war is very hard, but when done successfully, it has resulted in some of the world's most memorable movies. This is not one of them. It starts with a good idea, but then it fails in so many ways. First, it is horribly historically inaccurate and I don't mean just in the way that Serbs are wearing Hungarian throwback uniforms (because Bosnian authorities angered with insulting script have kicked the Angelina's crew out of Bosnia and the movie had to be shot in Hungary) or the wrong color of Yugoslavian passports, or the wrong weaponry which is used the wrong way, or the wrong number of reported war victims mentioned in the movie, etc. Movie manages to go into whole new, almost metaphysical level of historical inaccuracy. For instance, every Serb that we see in the movie (that we know is a Serb) wears a uniform. There is not a single Serb civilian in the whole movie. Even at the start, when two main characters go on a date, the Serb is wearing his police uniform. My god Angelina, do you know that policeman are not allowed to wear uniforms off duty? And what cop would want to go on a date wearing his beat uniform? Somewhere around the half movie finally manages to pick up a little and establish some sort of narrative flow, which is why I won't give it 1/10. But even that little good about it gets ruined by the end. Since this was supposed to be a spin on the old Romeo and Juliette tale, it made a lot of sense to finish the story in the similar way, but no, Angelina opted for the least logical ending possible.

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