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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
The emotional scars inflicted by a soldier's tour of duty in Iraq are almost too much for him to bear as he (Ryan O'Nan) tries to readjust to civilian life.

Cast: Ryan O'Nan , America Ferrera , Wilmer Valderrama , Jason Ritter , Melissa Leo , June Diane Raphael , Diego Klattenhoff , Evan Jones

Director: Ryan Piers Williams

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

The Dry Land (2010)

Release Date: July 30th, 2010|1 hr. 32 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    There's nothing in director Ryan Piers Williams' script that elevates this film above others with similar themes. But his heartfelt approach can be seen in the committed cast -- led by O'Nan but also including Valderrama, whose quietly authentic work is a nice surprise. show more

  • 50
    Scott Tobias NPR

    A little focus might have helped. Or not: The Dry Land seems intent to tick off a checklist of PTSD symptoms without animating them with fresh details or creative life. It's cloaked in an earnestness that suffocates. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    A gut-wrenching look at the human cost of war. show more

  • August 12, 2010 Pam
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    A very thought provoking film, Worth going to see especially if you know someone with PTSD.

  • August 03, 2010 Coach BOB
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    Absolutely wonderful film. Acting talent galore. One of the best films that I have seen this year. See it--and get prepared to be moved.

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