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Hyena Road (2015)

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Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems.

Director:

Paul Gross

Writer:

Paul Gross
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rossif Sutherland ... Warrant Officer Ryan Sanders
Allan Hawco ... Travis
David Richmond-Peck ... Hickey
Karl Campbell ... Tank
Kelly Holden Kelly Holden ... C.P. Sergeant
Christine Horne ... Captain Jennifer Bowman
Ibrahim Dweiken Ibrahim Dweiken ... Bionics Taliban
Darren Wall Darren Wall ... Zero
Andrew Wall Andrew Wall ... Captain Dawson T.O.C.
Niamatullah Arghandabi Niamatullah Arghandabi ... The Ghost
Hekmat Bavary Hekmat Bavary ... Abdul
Sadeen Dagamseh Sadeen Dagamseh ... Abdul's Daughter #1
Julia Issa Begain Julia Issa Begain ... Abdul's Daughter #2
Nikki Duval ... Chewey
Paul Gross ... Pete Mitchell
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Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems.

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Based on 1000 True Stories See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody war violence, language throughout and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Canadian unit portrayed in the movie as Anglophones were in reality primarily Francophones from the Quebec-based 22nd "Vingt Deuxième " Regiment who arrived in Kandahar in late 2010. See more »

Goofs

When Paul Gross's patrol arrives at the safe house to meet with the Ghost for the first time, the first Afghan National Army (ANA) jeep has a .50 cal machine gun on the roof, but it's obvious that it wasn't attached as it's on its side and the actor tries to right it at one point. See more »

Quotes

Travis: Name me one thing I've ever been wrong about!
Ryan: ...thinks for a moment... My sister?
Travis: ...pause... Yeah, that was bad...
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Crazy Credits

The film's title doesn't appear on screen until the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bring Me the Head of Tim Horton (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

SOK (Straight Outta Kandahar)
Performed by Po Phatwa and Maryem Tollar
Written by Asher Lenz, Stephen Skratt and Paul Gross
Produced by Asher & Skratt
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A war tale told in a balanced way, from a uniquely Canadian perspective
1 November 2017 | by lhunt-9See all my reviews

This is an outstanding war film. As others have commented, it examines the Afghanistan conflict in a particularly Canadian way --- which means that each character has a distinct point of view and a unique place in the world. The film makes clear not only that each understands his/her situation differently, but also that each viewpoint merits the full weight of our attention and consideration. Both the nobility of sacrifice and the utter senselessness of war are captured. There have been many well-made recent films about our current conflict with the Islamic world. This is certainly one of the best of them.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 2015 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Hyena Road See more »

Filming Locations:

CFB Shilo, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,430, 13 March 2016

Gross USA:

$1,430

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,768
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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