Genre: biography, drama, war
Country: UK, USA
Length: 110 min.
Director: Matthew Heineman
Cast: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Stanley Tucci, Tom Hollander, Faye Marsay
Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London's elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she's witnessed takes its toll. Her mission to show the true cost of war leads her to the besieged Syrian city of Homs...
Awards and festivals:
Golden Globe Award nomination – Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama), Best Original Song (Motion Picture)
Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) – Best Original Song (Independent Film)
Satellite Award nomination – Best Motion Picture (Drama), Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama), Best Original Song
Directors Guild of America Award nomination – Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director