Camp X-Ray Poster

Release Date: October 17th, 2014

R|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
A female guard (Kristen Stewart) at Guantanamo Bay forms an unlikely friendship with one of the facility's longtime detainees.

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

Director: Peter Sattler

Genres: Drama

Production Co: GNK

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Camp X-Ray never makes the bond between this particular woman and this particular prisoner feel genuine or organic. Their relationship (platonic, obviously) smacks more of screenwriter contrivance than of two put-upon souls finding each other under duress. show more

  • 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

  • Camp X-Ray isn’t anti-American, despite much of Ali’s rhetoric. It is about the evils of ignorance, wherever it rears its ugly head. show more

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