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R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary

A young woman (Kristen Stewart) joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the
detainees. A story of two people, on opposite sides of a war, struggling to find their way through the ethical
quagmire of Guantanamo Bay. And in the process, they form an unlikely bond that changes them both.

Cast: Kristen Stewart , Payman Maadi , Lane Garrison , Joseph Julian Soria , John Carroll Lynch , Ser'Darius Blain , Cory Michael Smith , Julia Duffy

Director: Peter Sattler

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Release Date: October 17th, 2014|1 hr. 57 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • One of the strengths of Sattler’s screenplay is his refusal to make this a straightforward drama about enemies, injustice or dehumanizing persecution. He makes it about empathy, and in doing so broadens the intimate story to find thematic universality. show more

  • With its painfully plain-spoken conflicts and eventually oversold gestures of kindness, Camp X-Ray may offer frustratingly little insight into the hazy world of wartime morality, but if nothing else, it suggests that Stewart may escape her own “Twilight”-shaped prison yet. show more

  • It is down to the strength of the acting that the film succeeds as far as it does. show more

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Watch Kristen Stewart Get Deadly Serious in the 'Camp X-Ray' Trailer (VIDEO)

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Jenni Miller on Aug 8th, 2014 5:00PM

One of the first things Private Amy Cole (Kristen Stewart) is told when she starts at Guantanamo Bay is, "You can talk to 'em, but do not let these guys know anything about you. Do not let them get...

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