After a failed assassination attempt, a soldier finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical tolls of the treacherous conditions.
In the middle of the desert, an area filled with 33 million blast mines scattered everywhere, marine sniper Sergeant Mike Stevens is on a mission to locate and neutralize the leader of a terrorist cell. After three months and six days in the desert, one single moment of hesitation is enough to blow the entire mission, and now Sergeant Stevens is stranded in a hostile guerrilla territory all alone, and to make matters worse, with his left foot on an active mine. Against the harsh environment, without water, the sergeant must stay glued to the spot and use his Marine training, his resourcefulness and his perseverance for the next 52 hours until a convoy arrives in his area. Between the scalding heat of the day and the freezing cold of the night, if Sergeant Stevens wants to survive, he must fight not only the mighty forces of nature but also the greatest adversary of them all: himself.Written by
Due to concerns about piracy, the original English-language version was unavailable in Italy until May 2017, after the film had been released in English-speaking markets. See more »
The objective lens does not have a "Sunshade", at best at 7;29 minutes the "Sunshade" is only about a 1/4th inch. The flip up cover does not provide any form of "sunshade" either. The learned modification is to use a piece of rubber hose from a vehicle radiator hose to create a "Sunshade". The shadows of the targets indicate that Mike and Tommy are looking towards the Sun. See more »
[looking at the warning sign in Arabic letters in his hand]
In the last forty years, there have been eight thousand declared conflicts. There's thirty three million landmines buried in this area.
[smiles widely in disbelief, then chuckles]
Landmines? Oh I like it when you get optimistic, Mike.
[doesn't say anything but carefully scans the area with his eyes]
Okay, now you listen Mr. Wikipedia. You can find all kinds of stuff in the desert. Look at the condition that sign is in, okay, who knows ...
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Poorly conceived, very badly written movie. You can switch of the movie after the first 15 minutes. The only saving grace is the hero. Looks very handsome. This movie should not be categorized as war movie at all. This is pure drama. And seriously, unless someone rigged the IMDb scores, not sure why it is even rated at 6+. Does not deserve the rating at all.
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