- Original title
- Running time
- 138 min.
- United States
Charles Leavitt (Story: Charles Leavitt, C. Gaby Mitchell)
James Newton Howard
Warner Bros. Pictures / Virtual Studios / Spring Creek Productions / Bedford Falls Productions / Initial Entertainment Group / Lonely Film Productions GmbH, Co. KG.
Adventure. Thriller | Africa. 1990s
- Synopsis / Plot
- As civil war rages through 1990s Sierra Leone, two men, a white South African mercenary (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a black Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou), become joined in a common quest to recover a rare gem that has the power to transform their lives. With the help of an American journalist (Jennifer Connelly), the men embark on a hazardous trek through rebel territory to achieve their goal.
: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including Best Actor (DiCaprio) and Supp. Actor (Hounsou)
: Nomination for Golden Globe: Best Actor of Drama (Leonardo DiCaprio)
: National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actor (Djimon Hounsou)
2006: 3 Nominations for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture, Actor and Supporting Actor
: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Supporting Actor (Hounsou)
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nom. Best Actor (DiCaprio) & supp. actor (Hounsou)
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