R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
This film takes its title from the Bible; Elah was the valley where David met Goliath.
Spc. Gordon Bonner:
What are you doing? Get back in the fucking vehicle man! Mike, get back in the fucking vehicle. Let's go, Mike, now!
When Sanders is looking at the murder scene in the daylight, the shadows are diffuse when looking towards her from the car and there is a large shadow between her and the car. The next shot from behind her shows brighter sunlight with sharp distinct shadows, and the shadow between her and the car has disappeared.
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