Thursday, 30 July 2009

in the valley of elah

really affecting story with no resolution that serves to comment on the long term impact of war. it's a well documented case that there are deep psychological scars beaten into soldiers who return from conflict, and this film well explores that which we can't understand unless we've been through it.

tommy lee's character is the most interesting part of this, a severely damaged man with a bitter and distant connection to the world around him.and he plays the grizzled, tired old man so well.

if you liked crash (by the same director) i think you'll probably like this.


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