R | | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
Kathryn Bigelow's Best Director Oscar statuette was presented to her by Barbra Streisand (7 March 2010 at the Kodak Theatre). After reading the nominees and opening the envelope, Streisand, aware of the result's historical significance, remarked, "Well, the time has come," before... ...
Staff Sergeant William James:
I'm too old for this shit.
In both the opening scene and the desert scene, the angle of the sun mysteriously changes from north, south, east and west to directly in front, to behind, low on the horizon, then directly overhead and suddenly no shadows at all (a slightly over cast day of shooting that part of the scene perhaps?).
There are no opening credits, not even a title.
€48,188 (Italy) (10 October 2008)
$17,017,811 (USA) (12 May 2015)
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