Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary with director Edward Zwick; theatrical trailer ; Disc 2: "Blood on the stone" featurette; "Becoming Archer" featurette; "Journalism on the front line" featurette; "Inside the siege of Freetown" featurette; "Shine on Em" music video by Nas.
Director of photography, Eduardo Serra ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; production designer, Dan Weil ; special effects supervisor, Neil Corbould ; visual effects supervisor, Jeffrey A. Okun.
Danny Archer is an ex-mercenary turned smuggler. Solomon Vandy is a local Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join together for two dangerous missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son. The son was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside.
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and language.
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