R | | Drama, Thriller, War
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.
Director Kathryn Bigelow had the rare luxury of final cut on the film.
Sergeant JT Sanborn:
Maybe you shouldn't take this down. You know, we get a lot of mortars at night. You know, the plywood on the windows help with the lateral frag coming through. That's why it's up dere.
Staff Sergeant William James: Yeah, well, it's not going to stop a mortar round from coming in...
When Eldridge uses his CamelBak to clean the Barrett M107 magazine, the hose is coming from the right side of the sack. The CamelBak hose can be positioned over any shoulder and will not impede someone shooting.
There are no opening credits, not even a title.
Your Smiling Face
Written by Gerhard Narholz (as Norman Candler)
Performed by The Norman Candler Strings
Courtesy of APM Music
€48,188 (Italy) (10 October 2008)
$17,017,811 (USA) (12 May 2015)
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