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R| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
Danijel (Goran Kostic), a Bosnian Serb police officer, and Ajla (Zana Marjanovic), a Bosnian Muslim artist, are lovers before the outbreak of the Bosnian War, but the lovers land on opposite sides of the conflict as violence engulfs the Balkan region. Months later, while serving in the Bosnian Serb army, Danijel once again encounters Ajla when troops under his command take her from the apartment she shares with her sister. As the conflict marches on, they find their allegiances uncertain.

Cast: Zana Marjanovic , Goran Kostic , Vanesa Glodjo , Rade Serbedzija , Boris Ler , Alma Terzic , Jelena Jovanova , Fedja Stukan

Director: Angelina Jolie

Genres: Drama, War, Romance

Distributor: FilmDistrict

In The Land Of Blood And Honey (2011)

Release Date: December 23rd, 2011|2 hr. 7 min.

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fan reviews ( 10 )
  • At times, Jolie rises to the pulpit when she should stay on the ground. Her theme is too complex for her scattered screenplay to encompass. It's as a director that Jolie shines. show more

  • A mix of the powerful and the ridiculous, and eventually the ridiculous wins. The movie deals with a big subject that has received scant treatment in movies - the genocide in Bosnia in the 1990s - giving voice and testimony to what happened there. But the ill-conceived fictional elements take the picture right off the rails. show more

  • Rather than a glossy, superficial movie-star vanity project, In the Land of Blood and Honey feels like the sober, hard-hitting work of a humanitarian. show more

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  • August 01, 2012 deniaaguilar05
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    for me this is a great movie..brutal and honest..why give a bad reviews that based on real life..this one of the excellent movies I\'ve ever seen...

  • April 07, 2012 ce00000000118294
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    This is a scandalous movie that most Bosnians despise and curse. It tries to portray a psychological disorder called Swedish Syndrome as a Romeo & Joliet type of a love story. A bizarre, sickening, and impossible historic forgery! Next time I suggest Ms. Jolie places such a vomiter somewhere inside the US as under attack by the Chinese who mass-rape American women (while ripping their guts open). In it, the raped American women can\'t help it but fall in love with the most gruesome of the Chinese. Then the rest of the world will cheer Ms. Jolie\'s for her virtuosity. Until then, we\'ll keep thinking she\'s pure Illuminati evil of a special kind of psyche (the disturbed one). One word: Kony2012.

  • March 01, 2012 maecpark
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    I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW I CAN BUY THIS DVD AS I HAVE A COLLECTION OF ALL YOUR DVD MOVIES. THANK YOU..

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