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A Private War

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Original title
A Private War
Year
Running time
110 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Arash Amel, Marie Brenner
Music
H. Scott Salinas
Cinematography
Robert Richardson
Cast
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Producer
Aviron Pictures / Acacia Filmed Entertainment / Denver and Delilah Productions / Savvy Media Holdings / Thunder Road Pictures
Genre
War. Action. Drama | Biography. Journalism. Syrian War
Synopsis / Plot
A biopic about legendary american war correspondent Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike), a woman who reported from conflicts including Kosovo, Chechnya, East Timor and the Middle East. In a world where journalism is under attack, Colvin is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her— along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.
Awards
2018: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actress Drama (Pike) & Original Song
2018: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Independent Film, Song & Actress (Pike)
2018: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Breakthrough Director
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