Tears Of The Sun details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser, Paul Francis, Eamonn Walker|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
Tears Of The Sun
|Run time:||1 hour 56 minutes|
|Rental release:||16 Feb 2004|
|Subtitles:||Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Hindi|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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This is NOT another formulaic war/action movieBy Jim Bell from South Wales , 27 Mar 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]I had to write a review on this movie beacause:
1) You have to be inhuman to view this as a formulaic 'seen it all before' movie
2) It is easy to forget what 'ethnic cleansing' really means - what you would face if you lived in a village being 'cleansed'
3) This is a different Bruce Willis
4) I'd not heard anything about this movie.
This is an amazing movie, and the only one todate where I have immediately started to watch it again, only with the directors commentary on it. This film is not about some political message, but about the brutality faced by many Africans during the conflicts in Rwanda and Nigeria (amongst others) as part of rebel forces carrying out ethnic cleansing.
You will be seriously moved by this film, and yes there is that tiny bit of cheesey 'schmultz' at one point (present in most American films), but it doesn't attract from the heart-thumping tension you will feel in the first 30mins of the film. Go and watch it - this is the best movie I have seen in 2004.
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Yippee-ki-yay!By a customer , 16 Jan 2012Yippee-ki-yay! what a gung ho film great story good actors not sure would rate as a must see film but plot keeps you to thye end
Just not entertainment.By Hairbrush (6 reviews) from Jersey , 05 Nov 2011My wife and I were an hour into watching Tears of The Sun when we started talking about giving up on it. We'd really enjoyed Blood Diamond which has similar amounts of graphic violence but there the similarity ends. Blood Diamond had a really compelling plot and was entertaining, whereas Tears of the Sun's 'commando rescues missionary' story line didn't really develop. Surely if the doctor wanted to get the heir out of the country so badly she'd have ensured he was one of the 12 that went by helicopter? And there was no chemistry between Waters and the doctor.
On the positive side, well produced.
Really fab film - get it !!By Julie23 (24 reviews) from Trowbridge , 12 Oct 2011Fantastic film - Bruce Willis at his best. This film is a real eye opener when you consider that these things do actually go on.
A true hero with a conscience movie but so worth watching!!
Really really fab film !
Decent FilmBy Ackey (3 reviews) , 21 Jul 2011This was a decent film, hired due to recent reviews and worth a watch. Really highlights what we already know about that neck of the woods.
Did get a bit cheesy at the end but was expected.
awesome flickBy a customer , 12 May 2011as an ex u.s marine..this movie is off the chains..my wife cries anytime she watches it..respect to bruce willis,the guy is amazing..