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In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

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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.

Director:

Angelina Jolie

Writer:

Angelina Jolie
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zana Marjanovic ... Ajla
Goran Kostic ... Danijel
Rade Serbedzija ... Nebojsa
Vanessa Glodjo Vanessa Glodjo ... Lejla
Nikola Djuricko ... Darko
Branko Djuric ... Aleksandar
Fedja Stukan ... Petar
Alma Terzic ... Hana
Jelena Jovanova ... Esma
Ermin Bravo ... Mehmet
Boris Ler Boris Ler ... Tarik
Goran Jevtic ... Mitar
Ermin Sijamija ... Vuc
Milos Timotijevic ... Durja
Jasna Beri Jasna Beri ... Mejrema (as Jasna Ornela Bery)
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Storyline

During the Bosnian War, the captive Bosnian Ajla is brought with other women to a Serbian barrack to serve the soldiers. The commander Danijel recognizes Ajla that he met in a night-club and wooed her and he discreetly protects her. They rekindle their love, but can they trust on each other? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for war violence and atrocities including rape, sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In preparation for filming her directorial debut, Angelina Jolie watched the multiple award-winning Bosnian hit war film Remake (2003), based on the true, autobiographical story by Zlatko Topcic. See more »

Goofs

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

[last lines]
Danijel: [falls to his knees] My name is Danijel Vukojevich. I am a criminal of war. My name is Danijel Vukojevich. I am a criminal of war.
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Connections

Featured in Balkan Spirit (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Sables Mouvants
by Gabriel Yared
Conducted by Jeff Atmajian
© 2011 Varèse Sarabande
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User Reviews

 
immature debit of Angelina jolly
7 December 2013 | by spiricpredragSee all my reviews

The story was sequenced without actual lead. No reality was involved, in one scene Aila was brutally raped in next she looks happy and having sex with her loving man etc. There are traces of true but whole story of Bosnian war was completely simplified. This looks like a bad copy of Emir Kusturica movie "Life is a miracle" 2004. Angelina Jolly should look this movie and she wouldn't probably never made this film. At the end it looks like somebody ordered cheap story for daily use. Pity! On the other hands actors did professional job. Scenes and environment are very realistic and authentic. Music is somehow out of story. I think that scenario had potential but with lot of changes and adjustment.


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Country:

USA

Language:

Bosnian | Serbian | Croatian | English

Release Date:

16 February 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Land of Blood and Honey See more »

Filming Locations:

Vares, Bosnia-Herzegovina See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,854, 25 December 2011

Gross USA:

$303,877

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,203,699
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Company Credits

Production Co:

GK Films See more »
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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