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Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international... See more »

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Faisa Hassan ...
Fatima Mo'Allim
Aisha Takow ...
Alia Mo'Allim
Armaan Haggio ...
Musa Mo'Allim
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Colonel Katherine Powell
Bob Chappell ...
Simon Powell
Alex Gallafent ...
Reporter
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Steve Watts
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Sergeant Mushtaq Saddiq
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Sergeant Mike Gleeson
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Female Sergeant
Richard Stephenson ...
Staff Sergeant
Gabriella Pinto ...
Female Corporal
Tylan Wray ...
Male Corporal
Hossain Dahir ...
Driver One
Mondé Sibisi ...
Muhammad Abdisalaam
Warren Masemola ...
Agent Atieno
Ahmed Mohamed Ali ...
Omar
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Lieutenant General Frank Benson
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Carrie Gershon
Lemogang Tsipa ...
Matt Levery
Paul Spauling ...
Command Support Staff
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Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh
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First Crewman
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Second Crewman - K. Moore
Henry Pilime ...
Parklands Gate Guard
Sammy Maina ...
Parklands Gate Guard
Hassan Abdullah ...
Shahid Ahmed
Ebby Weyime ...
Damisi
Vusi Kunene ...
Major Moses Owiti
Mohammed Ali Sahra ...
Militia Leader
Chaltu Ahmed ...
Poor Woman
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Jack Cleary
Ed Suter ...
Benson's Aide-De-Camp
Richard McCabe ...
George Matherson
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Brian Woodale
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Angela Northman
Roberto Meyer ...
Rasheed Hamud
Omar Abu Kadir ...
Driver Two
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Lucy Galvez
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Image Analyst (as James Alexander)
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Jama Farah
Dileef Rahim ...
Amadu Gate Guard
Robert Omache ...
Amadu Gate Guard
Istar Takow ...
Woman Buying Bread
Bronson Mwangi ...
Kenyan Captain
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Susan Danford / Ayesha Al-Hady
Andrew Ahula ...
Street Vendor (Buckets)
Hilowli Hassan ...
Militia Man
Abdi Mohamed Osman ...
Amadu Mukhtar
Dek Hassan ...
Abdullah Al-Hady
Ali Mohamed ...
Khalid
Ma Mohamed ...
Osman Abade
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Major Harold Webb
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James Willett
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Kate Barnes
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Tom Bellamy
Graham Hopkins ...
Nigel Adler
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Ken Stanitzke
Sonia Esguiera ...
Esther Alvarez (as Sonia Esgueira)
Mohamed Abdirahmaan ...
Abdi
Mohamed Fidow ...
Abdi Militia Soldier
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Ms. Jillian Goldman
Sabrina Hassan ...
Woman Buying Bread (as Sabrina Hassan Abdulle)
Fatima Mohamed Mohamud ...
Woman Buying Bread
Timayare Shamso Hassan ...
Passerby
Fowzia Dahir ...
Woman Buying Bread
Abdilatief Takow ...
Ali
Fatumo Sheknoor Ali ...
Pedestrian
Hamdi Adam Shire ...
Pedestrian
Thelma Mabina ...
Nurse
Sandile Ntobla ...
Doctor
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Airman (uncredited)
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Sammy (uncredited)
Luke Tyler ...
Robert Powell (uncredited)
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Lizzy (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gavin Hood

Written by

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Guy Hibbert ... (written by)

Produced by

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Claudia Bluemhuber ... executive producer
Benedict Carver ... executive producer
Ged Doherty ... producer
Colin Firth ... producer
Guy Hibbert ... executive producer
Genevieve Hofmeyr ... producer: South Africa
David Lancaster ... producer
Karen Lunder ... co-producer
Xavier Marchand ... executive producer
Anne Sheehan ... executive producer
Stephen Wright ... executive producer
Steven Wright ... executive producer

Music by

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Paul Hepker
Mark Kilian

Cinematography by

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Haris Zambarloukos

Film Editing by

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Megan Gill

Editorial Department

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Noel Albornoz ... digital intermediate assistant colorist
Logan Breit ... associate editor
Emily Freund ... post-production assistant
Barry Goch ... digital intermediate conform editor
Gareth Havard ... dailies producer
Jordan Koen ... dailies operator
Zach Marshall ... assistant editor: EPK and BTS
Ismael Salas ... digital intermediate color assist
Nwabisa Sonkqayi ... editorial intern
Kyle Stroebel ... colorist: dailies
Heidi Tebo ... digital intermediate producer
Mieke Vlaming ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Deborah Aquila
Kate Dowd
Moonyeenn Lee
Tricia Wood

Production Design by

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Johnny Breedt

Art Direction by

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Graeme Cowie
Patrick O'Connor ... supervising art director

Set Decoration by

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Fred Du Preez

Costume Design by

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Ruy Filipe

Makeup Department

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Johan 'Dries' Andries ... prosthetic makeup artist
Camilla Crewe ... makeup artist
Jodi-Ann Hartogh ... makeup trainee
Tarryn Kohler ... prosthetic makeup artist
Raine Rafter ... hair designer / makeup designer
Odette Reebok ... key hair stylist (as Odette Rebok)
Minuche Snyman ... key makeup artist / key prosthetic makeup artist
Jill Swain ... assistant hair stylist
Juanette Van Der Merwe ... key makeup artist / key prosthetic makeup artist

Production Management

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Tamara Gagarin ... post-production supervisor
Carol Heij ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Robyn Glaser ... second assistant director
David Tumahole ... second second assistant director
Andre Weavind ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Mark Baatjes ... carpenter
Lise-Marie Bothma ... fabricator
Lucille Doman ... graphic designer
Karl du Preez ... leadman
Thulani Duku ... carpenter
Siyavuya Dyasi ... carpenter
Mnonpholi Sadam Folokwe ... construction foreman (as Mnonpholi Folokwe)
Tendai Gava ... construction coordinator
Mogomat Majiet ... carpenter
Joseph Mosikwa ... assistant art director
Mnguni Rabooiba ... carpenter
Shuaib Samsodien ... carpenter
Malwande Sigabi ... set designer
Ismail Towfte ... carpenter
Nazmie Williams ... construction foreman
Rae Wynne-Roberts ... construction manager (as Rae Wynna-Roberts)
Lucky Zikhali ... assistant carpenter
Garreth Carikas ... graphic designer (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Brendan-John Allen ... boom operator
Justine Baker ... adr recordist
Paul Bliven ... sound recordist: commentary recordist / sound recordist: dvd commentary
Zane D. Bruce ... foley artist
Jason Charbonneau ... foley assistant
Bill R. Dean ... sound designer (as William R. Dean) / supervising sound editor (as William R. Dean)
Ronald Eng ... sound effects editor
Stefan Fraticelli ... foley artist
Kevin Froines ... re-recording mix technician
Judah Getz ... adr mixer
Grant Harris ... a.d.r. recordist
Adam Jenkins ... re-recording mixer
Chase Keehn ... dialogue editor
Jenna Lange ... post audio producer
Nico Louw ... sound recordist
Craig Mann ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Joe Schiff ... dialogue editor
John Sievert ... foley artist
Stephen Webster ... adr mixer
Randy Wilson ... foley mixer / foley supervisor

Special Effects by

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Mickey Kirsten ... special effects supervisor
Ruan Liebenberg ... special effects technician
Vasili Rinquest ... special effects coordinator
Jonathan Steyn ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Dan Akers ... compositing supervisor
Jonathan Alenskas ... lead cg lighting and shading: Darkside Studios / lead compositor: Darkside Studios / visual effects supervisor: Darkside Studios
Amir Azar ... digital production administrator: digital domain
Megan Bagshaw ... compositor
Jacques Bock ... motif studios: visual effects
Daniel Brimer ... visual effects executive producer: Digital Domain
Dean Broadland ... pipeline supervisor
David Cole ... lead digital colourist / supervising digital colourist
Paz Drimer ... digital production administrator: digital domain
Christopher Ford ... 3d artist: TX VFX
Clinton Keith Ford ... 3d artist: TX VFX
Simon Hansen ... visual effects supervisor
Aninka Jonck ... visual effects supervisor assistant
Nikos Kalaitzidis ... visual effects supervisor
Wicus Labuschagne ... digital compositor
Theo le Roux Preis ... cg supervisor: TX VFX
Ali Maleka ... visual effects artist
Scott Meadows ... pre-visualization artist
Ricardo Musch ... digital compositor: Darkside Studios
Daisuke Nagae ... look development/lighting artist
Craig Parker ... visual effects artist
Jonty Pressinger ... digital compositor
Shamiel Rinquest ... visual effects artist: visual effects supervisors assistant/digital compositor
Manesh Shafiei ... media systems: Digital Domain / systems engineer: Digital Domain
Hannah Slezacek ... visual effects production manager
Richard Stevenson ... 3d artist: TX VFX
Andre Steyn ... compositor
Stephanie Traut ... visual effects editor
Nick Tregenza ... roto artist
Trevor Wide ... model and texture supervisor: Digital Domain

Stunts

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Munifa Canterbary ... stunts
Kabelo Bouga Chalatsane ... stunt double / stunt
Tyrone Dadd ... stunts
Warren Germishuys ... stunt driver / stunts
Allen Irwin ... stunt driver / stunts
Nkagisang Madua ... stunts
Monelisi Magadla ... stunts
Boswell Maloka ... stunts
Caprice Masinga ... stunts
Darrell Mclean ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Karabo Mokhachane ... stunts
Steven Mokhachane ... stunts
Anton Moon ... stunts
Anthen Moyo ... stunts
Malibongwe Mqamelo ... stunts
Anneli Muller ... stunt driver / stunts
Kenji Murapa ... stunts
Kundai Murapa ... stunt performer
Travis Paterson ... stunts
Mashudu Ramashotha ... stunts
Christopher September ... stunts
Sylvester Sindane ... stunts
Michael Soloman ... stunts
Franz Spilhaus ... stunt supervisor
Johan Spilhaus ... stunts
Brian Svosve ... stunts
Fleur van Eeden ... stunt double / stunts
Matthew Van Leeve ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jeff Andrus ... dolly grip: 2nd unit
Francois Archer ... first assistant camera
Keith Bernstein ... still photographer
Derek William Carlow ... first assistant camera "a" camera
Jaryd Cohen ... camera trainee
Casey Crafford ... still photographer: additional photography
Apiwe Diko ... grip
Damian Doublé ... grip rigger
Cristo Duvenage ... dit
Jonathan Farr ... a camera loader
James Frater ... camera operator: "b" camera / steadicam operator
Jonathan Genis ... Aerial Cameraman
Jinny Gunuza ... electrician
Justin Hawkins ... first assistant camera
Leon Lotz ... central loader
Brad Maloney ... libra head technician
Skip Margetts ... aerial director of photography
John Mckay ... gaffer
Themba Mfebe ... camera trainee
Romeo Ndirini ... key rigger
J.P. Ridgway ... key grip (as J.P. Ridgeway)
Caitlin Rollino ... second assistant camera
Keith Saayman ... libra head technician
Bohdi Schoeman ... dolly grip
Mark Van Der Merwe ... data wrangler (as Mark van De Merwe)

Casting Department

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Emma Bolton ... casting assistant
Jaci Cheiman ... casting associate
Clare Harlow ... casting associate
Craig Swanepoel ... extras casting director

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Hazel Adams ... seamstress
Stacey Dunn ... costume supervisor
Portia Mavityo ... costume assistant
Kyle Prowse ... buyer / set costumer
Rebeka Russell ... costume assistant
Cynthia Voorslag ... seamstress

Location Management

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Jean Roux ... key assistant location manager

Music Department

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Nick Angel ... music supervisor
Brent Brooks ... music editor: temp score
Papa Ginou ... musician: duduk (as Papaginou)
Matthew Janszen ... orchestrator
Tamas Kurina ... score recording engineer
Colleen M. Lutz ... score mixing assistant
Ard Matthews ... vocalist
Zauza Nagy ... musician: first violinist (as Ms. Zauza Nagy)
Satoshi Mark Noguchi ... score mixer
Lior Ron ... trailer composer
Marissa Steingold ... vocalist
Nibs Van Der Spuy ... musician: guitar
Daman Withsticks ... musician: percussion
Austin Fray ... composer: additional music, TV Spot Music (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Adam Abram ... driver
Karl Andrews ... driver
James Baillie ... driver
Vincent Breedt ... action vehicle assistant
Sean Casey ... driver
Neville Clive ... driver
Melvyn Daniels ... driver
Nick Dunn ... transportation coordinator
Mo Esau ... driver
Shafick Gonclaves ... driver
Barton Greer ... driver
Heinrich Mohr ... driver
Juhlene Moller ... transport coordinator
Dennis Nanni ... driver (as Dennis Nani)
Melixolo Ntsomi ... driver
Clinton Philander ... driver
Armel Samba ... driver
Pieter September ... driver
Anthony Skiet ... driver
Hamilton Tyibelo ... driver
Khaya Woko ... driver
Lee Woodburne ... driver

Other crew

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Hassan M. Abukar ... Somali translator
Aaron Becker ... main title design
Ron Bottitta ... voice actor
Morag Cameron ... script supervisor
Hajra Cassim ... assistant: Gavin Hood
Grace C. Clark ... assistant: Benedict Carver
Peter Clark ... production accountant
Kyle Davy ... assistant: Genevieve Hofmeyer (as Kyle Davey)
John DeMita ... adr loop group
Dillon Dowdell ... assistant: David Lancaster
Hannah Earl ... assistant: David Lancaster
Kelsey Egan ... assistant: lead cast
Oge Egbuonu ... assistant: Ged Doherty (as Oge Egbuono)
Jane Fry ... completion bond guarantor
Andrew Germishuys ... props assistant
Andrew Gow ... development executive for raindog films
Amanda Kotze ... 1st assistant accountant
Oliver Kramer ... head of film for raindog films
Mark Martin ... assistant: Gavin Hood
Thato Mogoje ... production coordinator
Ali Moshref ... production executive (completion guarantor)
Michael Moyo ... production assistant
Jason Pace ... adr loop group
Lance Peters ... key armourer
Sheena Peters ... armourer
Alex Puccinelli ... adr loop group
Moira Quirk ... adr loop group
Llewellyn Radley ... vice-president of marketing: eOne
Simon Renshaw ... production coordinator: eOne
Emily Rice ... post-production accountant
Darren Richardson ... adr voice artist
Joy Sapieka ... unit publicist
Rinaldi Schoeman ... post production accountant
Sarah Schutte ... payroll
T.C. Setlogelo ... set pa
Timothy Shaw ... production coordinator
Julian Stone ... adr loop group
Amanda Sutton ... post payroll accountant
Craig Swanepoel ... extras casting and coordination
Ethan Vaughan ... production assistant
Daniele Vitelli ... production assistant
Estelle Vockerodt ... assistant accountant
Lucy Wainwright ... head of business affairs for raindog films
Laura Wilson ... director of development: eOne

Thanks

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Glen Basner ... special thanks
Gero Bauknecht ... thanks
Evan Bell ... special thanks
Matthew E. Butler ... special thanks
Steve Clark-Hall ... special thanks
Will Clarke ... special thanks
Doug D'Arcy ... special thanks
Florian Dargel ... special thanks
Liza De Leon ... special thanks
Jerome Duboz ... special thanks
Holland Farkas ... special thanks
Basil Ford ... special thanks
Jenny Foutch ... special thanks
Mike Foutch ... special thanks
David Fox ... special thanks
Irene Gall ... special thanks
Livia Giuggioli ... special thanks (as Livia Firth)
Kade Hood ... special thanks
Lara Hood ... special thanks
Nerissa Hood ... special thanks
Zoë Hood ... special thanks
Ian Hutchinson ... special thanks
Richard Miller ... special thanks
Martin Mills ... special thanks
Nicholas Napier-Bell ... special thanks (as Nick Napier-Bell)
Jess Platt ... special thanks
Steve Rabineau ... special thanks
Teresa Raeburn ... special thanks
Paul Raleigh ... special thanks
Alan Rickman ... in loving memory of
Mike Rizzuto ... special thanks
Cliff Roberts ... special thanks
Ken Roberts ... special thanks
Aaron Ryder ... special thanks
Gerd Schepers ... special thanks
Christa Smith ... special thanks
Doug Smith ... special thanks
Michael Sugar ... special thanks
Trishana Thevnarain ... special thanks

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Colonel Katherine Powell is a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from "capture" to "kill." But as American pilot Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute, reaching the highest levels of US and British government, over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare. Written by Bleecker Street

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Taglines The commander is in England. The drone pilot is in America. The terrorist is in Kenya. And the authority to strike is up in the air. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Opération Eye in the Sky (France)
  • Espías desde el cielo (Spain)
  • Enemigo invisible (Colombia)
  • Decisão de Risco (Brazil)
  • Война на дронове (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 102 min
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Budget $13,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia According to director Gavin Hood, 30% of U.S. military drone operators are treated for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). See more »
Goofs The Reaper drone cannot hover; when loitering over a target, it flies in a circle. Yet the camera angle from the Reaper's feed never moves once settled on the target house. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Eye in the Sky: Perspectives (2016). See more »
Soundtracks Nude Dancing See more »
Crazy Credits In loving memory of Alan Rickman. See more »
Quotes Lt. General Frank Benson: Never tell a soldier that he does not know the cost of war.
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