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War Story

Release Date: July 30th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary

A battle-scarred photojournalist (Catherine Keener) risks her life to rescue a young refugee in this gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines thriller. Sir Ben Kingsley also stars.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

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  • Fronted by an outstanding performance from Catherine Keener, who is onscreen, often by herself, at almost every moment, this challenging but not difficult second feature from Mark Jackson parcels out its information in gradual increments, forcing the viewer to infer rather simply receive most narrative information. show more

  • Lee may not want to let anyone in, but it’s hard to engage fully with a film that doesn’t seem to want to, either. show more

  • Mark Jackson's direction strips much of the agency from any character's grasp by insisting that their dilemmas can only be revealed with stone-faced austerity. show more

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