Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond

  • 2006
  • R
  • 143 min
  • Germany, USA
  • adventure, drama, thriller

Solomon is abducted and forced to work in mines, where he finds a priceless diamond and hides it. When Danny learns of it, he promises to help him find his family in exchange for the diamond.

Director: Edward Zwick

Writer: Charles Leavitt

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly

Blood Diamond overcomes poor storytelling with its biting commentary and fine performances.

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  • Edward Zwick
    Edward Zwick
    Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker and film producer noted for his sprawling war films. He has been described as a "throwback to an earlier era, an extremely cerebral director whose movies consistently feature fully rounded characters, difficult moral issues, and plots that thrive on the ambiguity of authority"

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Tagline: It will cost you everything.

Certificate: R

Genres: adventure, drama, thriller

Keywords: rebel, loss of loved one, journalist, journalism, slavery, mercenary, diamond mine, sierra leone, bootlegger, fisherman, special unit, smuggling, genocide in rwanda, oppression, africa, civil war

Categories: africa, civil war, journalist, redemption, diamonds, sierra leone, refugee camp, mercenary, fisherman, greed, smuggling, indoctrination, search for son, ak 47, child in peril, rough diamond, rebel army, cape town south africa, rocket launcher, brainwashing, mining, anti hero, zimbabwe, rebel

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 143 min

Country: Germany, USA

Language: English, Mende, Afrikaans

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color