Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | Release Date: November 9, 2007
Summary: The story begins after Arian and Ernest, two determined students at a West Coast university, follow the inspiration of their idealistic professor Dr. Malley and attempt to do something important with their lives. But when the two make the bold decision to join the battle in Afghanistan, Malley is both moved and distraught. Now, as Arian and Ernest fight for survival in the field, they become the string that binds together two disparate stories on opposite sides of America. In California, an anguished Dr. Malley attempts to reach a privileged but disaffected student who is the very opposite of Arian and Ernest. Meanwhile, in Washington DC, charismatic presidential hopeful Senator Jasper Irving is about to give a bombshell story to a probing TV journalist that may affect Arian and Ernest's fates. As arguments, memories, and bullets fly, the three stories are woven even more tightly together, revealing how each of these Americans has a profound impact on one another and the world. (United Artists)
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Runtime: 92 min
Rating: Rated R for some war violence and language.
Production: United Artists
Genres: Drama, War
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Apr 8, 2008
Director Credit
Robert Redford Director
Writer Credit
Matthew Michael Carnahan Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Meryl Streep Janine Roth
Robert Redford Professor Stephen Malley
Tom Cruise Senator Jasper Irving
Cast Credit
Andrew Garfield Todd Hayes
Christopher Carley Sniper
Christopher May Soldier
David Pease Soldier
Derek Luke Arian Finch
George Back Student
Heidi Janson Soldier
Kevin Dunn ANX Editor
Kristy Wu Student
Larry Bates Soldier
Michael Peña Ernest Rodriguez
Peter Berg Lt. Col. Falco
Producer Credit
Andrew Hauptman Producer
Bill Holderman Associate Producer
Daniel Lupi Executive Producer
Matthew Michael Carnahan Producer
Robert Redford Producer
Tracy Falco Producer