Two young soldiers, Bartle (21) and Murph (18) navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Daniel Jose Molina,
A story of human fates during the period before WWI til after WW II. The movie shows the effects of political meanders upon two families, the story of two pairs of siblings whose childhood ... See full summary »
The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
Worth watching. They tell an incredibly important story well.
The story of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission should be required viewing as far as I'm concerned. The actors and director clearly care about this story and they have told it well. I'm a white South African with family that were in the police and military during this time. I think this movie is incredibly well done. Don't worry about the camera angles and makeup; just watch, enjoy, and maybe even learn something.
My favourite exchange:
"Do you know what Paradise Lost is?"
"No, you clutch plate. It's a poem... about me!"
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