5 Days Of War [Blu-ray]
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They desperately attempt to broadcast the footage they've captured while under attack from the Russian soldiers and local mercenaries, but are met with resistance from American and international networks either shorthanded from covering the Beijing Olympics or simply fatigued by war news. The trio realizes their survival is paramount, so they can live to broadcast the truth.
This vivid, heart-pounding film directed by acclaimed director Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Cliffhanger), 5 Days of War sheds light on the complicated politics and dangers involved with exposing the truth during times of war. 5 Days of War also features an international ensemble cast, including Heather Graham, Johnathon Schaech, Rade Sherbedgia, Mikko Nousiainen, Dean Cain with Andy Garcia and Val Kilmer.
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The film opens with three journalists and photographers - Thomas Anders (Rupert Friend), Sebastian Ganz (Richard Coyle), and Miriam (Heather Graham) - riding in a jeep in apparently placid countryside when they are struck by a bomb killing Miriam and leaving both Thomas and Sebastian injured. It soon becomes obvious that Georgia is being attacked by the Russians who (we are told) fear that Georgia is becoming too attached to the West! Flashes back and forth between comment from the reluctant President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia (Andy Garcia) who demands a cease fire and clips of Putin and his representative Col. Alexandr Demidov (Rade Serbedzija) who increase the bombing bring the tension to the breaking point.Read more ›
Nice to see Renny Harlin back ! Fans will remember ``The Long Kiss Goodnight```.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Well acted for a story that is still relevant base on Putin's continued aggression against former Soviet states.Published 5 months ago by John D. Ziegler
WOW> Powerful. So powerful. Raw. Well done. Rupert is incredible. Andy Garcia moving. *clapsPublished 6 months ago by Blondie
The acting was great, the story was just like many of us-a line from the movie,' most of Americans don't pay as much attention as when their cable TV isn't working'. Read morePublished 10 months ago by J Bear
If you want a sample of propaganda movie, you can take this one as a prototype. Twisted facts for the gullible American public. Read morePublished 13 months ago by karthy