In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
4.5
  • 33491
  • R
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release year: 2011 ()
  • Running time: 127 min
  • Original Title: In the Land of Blood and Honey
  • Voted: 33491

During the Bosnian War, the captive Bosnian Ajla is brought with other women to a Serbian barrack to serve the soldiers. The commander Danijel recognizes Ajla that he met in a night-club and wooed her and he discreetly protects her. They rekindle their love, but can they trust on each other?

#PersonCharacters
1Zana MarjanovicAjla
2Goran KosticDanijel
3Rade SerbedzijaNebojsa
4Vanessa GlodjoLejla
  • by

    Overall, Jolie has nothing to be embarrassed about and much of which to be proud with this movie. Even in moments where the film doesn't quite work, she shows ample evidence of ambition and a discerning director's eye.

  • by

    The film's key twist seems a bit underdeveloped, but there's no avoiding the horror the film captures. Even in modern times, what monsters men can be.

  • by

    It's a tough, clear-eyed look at a ghastly ethnic war, with an admirably wide perspective that affords compassion for both sides.

  • by

    With its broad strokes, this invitation to an important discussion is hard to ignore, but the blood and honey on the table is an unpalatable mix.

  • by

    Although Jolie's good intentions are easy to admire, those characters are hard to believe, and the bloody narrative has an oddly bloodless effect.

#PersonCrew
1Dean Semlercinematographer
2Gabriel Yaredcomposer
3Angelina Joliedirector
4Tim Headingtonproducer
5Graham Kingproducer
6Tim Mooreproducer