Great movie, sad news about the director. He gave a great Q&A after the movie when I saw it, he conveyed a lot of emotion about war journalism and the struggles of the soldiers at the outpost.
Release date: Jun 25, 2010
Directed by: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger
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