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Diamonds (2009)

A complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business, wrapped around a murder of a United States senator's daughter.

Director:

Andy Wilson

Writers:

Matthew Hart (book), David Vainola
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Cast

Credited cast:
James Purefoy ... Lucas Denmont
Judy Davis ... Joan Cameron
Derek Jacobi ... Piers Denmont
Joanne Kelly ... Stephanie Dresser
Louise Rose ... Luna Koroma
Stephen McHattie ... Llewellyn Anderson
Benjamin Ayres ... Steve Dyson (as Ben Ayres)
Jeremy Crutchley ... Michael Sloane
Brendan Penny ... Tom Anderson
Nicholas Pinnock ... Isaiah Forman (2008)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Alblas ... Photographer
Norman Anstey Norman Anstey ... Edward Needham
Millard Arnold Millard Arnold ... Richard Mason
Boubacar Babiane Boubacar Babiane ... Joan's Bodyguard
Errol Ballantine Errol Ballantine ... Chauffeur
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A complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business, wrapped around a murder of a United States senator's daughter.

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Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

ABC [United States]

Country:

USA | South Africa | Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diamante necrutatoare See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The tea service used at the American Ambassador's residence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is Royal Albert's Old Country Roses; a pattern frequently used in movies. See more »

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References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

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A murder mystery that uncovers the true suspects are diamonds.
23 August 2009 | by nathan-yeoSee all my reviews

This is a movie about the Diamond industry. About the power and seduction and corruption they have on everyone they come into contact with. it is not a documentary, and it doesn't try to encompass it all. The four main players are a senator trying to uncover why her daughter was killed, in an African "Hell-Hole". A young turk, rips his fathers diamond company out from underneath him with his aggressive ways. A young ground scientist tries to make up for getting crew killed by finding another mine. A young boy with a fist full of diamonds tries to smuggle them to their destination. All lives intersect all lines are crossed. A lot of people get their come-up-ance. it doesn't try to solve world problems or bring new questions. This is the way it is, it just tells a story, and a damn good one at that.


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