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The Messenger, 2009

The Messenger
Directed by: Oren Moverman
Written by: Alessandro Camon, Oren Moverman
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  113 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The Messenger can be described as emotional, gloomy, and captivating. The plot revolves around wartime life, dealing with death, and redemption. The main genre is drama. In approach, The Messenger is serious and realistic. It is located in the USA. It takes place in contemporary times. The Messenger has received attention for being a Berlin festival winner and critically acclaimed.

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An Iraq War veteran who just narrowly escaped death in combat struggles with his new post at the Casualty... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 19 January 2009
Runtime: 113 min

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Ben Foster Ben Foster As Staff Sergeant Will Montgomery
Jena Malone Jena Malone As Kelly
Eamonn Walker Eamonn Walker As Colonel Stuart Dorsett
Woody Harrelson Woody Harrelson As Captain Tony Stone
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Excellent and sobering. A griping and accurate look at soldiers and the tough duty they perform to notify the families of the loss of their loved ones. More than that this movie explores the impact that their responsibility has on their lives and...
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16.September.2010 |  by: argonaut
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"THE MESSENGER" is a good character study of two army men whose mission is to notify next of kin that a loved one had died in Iraq or Afghanistan. Both men have "issues." The older is career army, but hasn't really seen any active duty in war. The...
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