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Sand Castle (2017)

TV-MA | | Drama, War | 21 April 2017 (USA)
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The story follows a young soldier, and his introduction into the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Based on true events, it bears witness to the destruction, and horrors of war.

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Fernando Coimbra

Writer:

Chris Roessner
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Cast

Credited cast:
Henry Cavill ... Cpt. Syverson
Nicholas Hoult ... Pvt. Matt Ocre
Tommy Flanagan ... Sgm. MacGregor
Navid Negahban ... Kadeer
Logan Marshall-Green ... Sgt. Harper
Glen Powell ... Sgt. Chutsky
Sam Spruell ... 1st Lt. Anthony
Beau Knapp ... Sgt. Burton
Neil Brown Jr. ... Cpl. Enzo
Gonzalo Menendez ... Haring
Parker Sawyers ... Sergeant Robinson
Anthony Welsh ... Carter
Sammy Sheik ... Mahmoud
Sope Dirisu ... Sgt. Cole
Osy Ikhile ... Msg. Pepps
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Storyline

A soldier enlists just before the 9/11. He is not a brave man--simply volunteering to defend freedom. Arriving in Iraq in 2003, just after the occupation of Bagdad, with a few soldiers of his infantry platoon, he is sent to provide water to a village whose infrastructure was destroyed. Simple things however, such as water transportation, water distribution and the reconstruction of the plumbing became a challenge in war environment.

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Home is a war away

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Drama | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

21 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Castello di sabbia See more »

Filming Locations:

Jordan

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Neal Brown (Cpl. Enzo) also plays a military member in the CBS show "Seal Team". See more »

Goofs

An MRAP (possibly a Buffalo or Cougar) appears in the motor pool during the first scene which is set in 2003, MRAPs were not in common use until around 2007 onward by the US military. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Harper: Ocre!
Pvt. Matt Ocre: Uh?
Sgt. Harper: Come here! How do you feel?
Pvt. Matt Ocre: Underpaid.
Sgt. Harper: Alright. I'll make sure to fetch your complaints to management, come on.
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References The Longest Yard (1974) See more »

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Roots Bloody Roots
By Sepultura
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a watchable war movie
22 April 2017 | by salehbenSee all my reviews

it is actually a very good movie considering it has been filmed by a TV network (netflix) the movie writing wasn't great but it got some good lines and quote and funny moments too ... and the directing was kind of fine but it could be better... What i hated the most that they had some good actors but they didn't use they full potential such as Henry Cavill and Nicholas Hoult and speaking of Henry Cavill hell i still seeing superman when i look at him! finally it is a good movie and i recommend it if you have no thing else to watch....


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