Weaving plays a war photographer struggling with post traumatic stress, and in researching his role he said he was shocked at the number of war photographers and correspondents that suffer the same trauma as the subjects they photograph.
“How many of them actually suffer from Ptsd is actually quite extraordinary,” Weaving told TheWrap’s Sharon Waxman following the film’s international premiere at Tiff. “Not only people who are actually combatants are affected by it, but also civilians and people who are reporting on it. It’s something that traumatizes everyone.”
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In the debut feature film from director Ben Lawrence, Weaving connects with a Sudanese refugee