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Kilo Two Bravo (2014)

Kajaki (original title)
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Kajaki Dam 2006. A company of young British soldiers encounter an unexpected, terrifying enemy. A dried-out river bed, and under every step the possibility of an anti-personnel mine. A mine that could cost you your leg - or your life.

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Paul Katis

Writers:

Tom Williams (screenplay by), Tom Williams
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Elliot ... Mark Wright
Mark Stanley ... Tug Hartley
Scott Kyle ... Stu Pearson
Benjamin O'Mahony Benjamin O'Mahony ... Stu Hale
Bryan Parry Bryan Parry ... Jonesy
Liam Ainsworth Liam Ainsworth ... Andy Barlow
Andy Gibbins Andy Gibbins ... Smudge
John Doughty John Doughty ... Dave Prosser
Paul Luebke ... Jay Davis
Thomas Davison Thomas Davison ... Jarhead
Grant Kilburn Grant Kilburn ... Alex Craig
Robert Mitchell ... Faz Farrell
Jon-Paul Bell ... Luke Mauro
Malachi Kirby ... Snoop
Ali Cook ... Spud McMellon
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Storyline

In September 2006, a 3 man patrol of Paras sets off from their outpost overlooking Kajaki Dam in southern Afghanistan, to engage the Taliban. As they make their way across a dried out river bed one of them steps on a mine left from the Russian intervention some 25 years before. His colleagues rush to his aid only to find they are surrounded by mines and every move threatens serious injury or death. Written by Andrew de Lotbiniere

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A film about bravery, courage, heroism and the ultimate sacrifice.


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Rated R for disturbing and graphic depiction of war injuries, and for pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

'Bry Budd' refers to 'Bryan Budd', a corporal in 3 PARA. As mentioned in the film, he was killed while on active service during Operation Herrick in Afghanistan. He was subsequently award the Victoria Cross. See more »

Goofs

When the initial patrol approach the minefield, an SA80 rifle is seen with both the SUSAT sight fitted and the Iron Sights Fore Sight also fitted. This is incorrect, if the rifle has a SUSAT sight, the Iron Sight Fore Sight is always removed. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the song is heard in the credits, the soundtrack changes to a recording of radio communications of an action in Afghanistan. See more »


Soundtracks

You Can Have It All
Written by Nick Hodgson (as Hodgson) / Ricky Wilson (as Wilson) / Simon Rix (as Rix) / Nick Baines (as Baines) / Andrew White (as White)
Published by Imagem Music
Performed by Kaiser Chiefs
Courtesy of Polydor UK Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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You will cringe, laugh, cry and hold your breath in shocked disbelief and utter horror: one of the most intense and most touching war films I have ever seen
14 November 2015 | by gogoschka-1See all my reviews

There's only a handful of so called "war films" I consider to be films about the actual reality of war. HBO's mini-series 'Generation Kill' is probably the most realistic when it comes to the depiction of modern warfare - but 'Kajaki' (also known as 'Kilo Two Bravo') gives it a run for its money: this criminally under-seen masterpiece should be considered a modern classic. The production values are fantastic; the cinematography, the script and the direction are absolutely flawless - but you won't notice them. What you will notice is the outstanding ensemble of actors, portraying characters in a way you forget you're watching a movie. They will make you cringe, laugh, cry and hold your breath in shocked disbelief and utter horror.

This film had me literally on the edge of my seat the entire time, but what really grabs you by the gut is not just the suspense and the horror; it's the relationships between these soldiers and how they look out for each other. How close men become when their lives depend on each other has probably rarely been depicted on screen with the intensity and no-bullshît, keep-it-real attitude as is the case here. And knowing that what you're seeing actually happened only adds to the experience (for this film IS an experience). Definitely not the kind of war film that you come across very often. Superb. 9 stars out of 10.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Jordan

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Gross USA:

$7,891

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,017
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2.35 : 1
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