>Original title: Green Zone
Director: Paul Greengrass
Screenplay: Paul Greengrass, Brian Helgeland. based on the 2006 book Imperial Life in the Emerald City by journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Cast: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Amy Ryan, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs, Khalid Abdalla
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller(Damon) and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of their mission.
Spun by operatives with intersecting agendas, Miller must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil for answers that will either clear a rogue regime or escalate a war in an unstable region. And at this blistering time and in this combustible place, he will find the most elusive weapon of all is the truth.
Green Zone was released in Spain on March 12, 2010. Begoña and I went yesterday to see this film. Really I was expecting much more but at the end I was disappointed. I found that “there is too much hand-held camera movements which quickly translates into discomfort followed by a headache” as somebody has put it.
My Rating: 4/10.
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War Reporters – Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Click here