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This fierce, lived-in performance...is so convincing that people who knew Colvin were shaken at the resemblance.
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A Private War

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee 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. Yet her mission to show the true cost of war leads her -- along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. Based on the extraordinary life of Marie Colvin, A PRIVATE WAR is brought to the screen by Academy Award nominee and critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman in his pulse-pounding narrative feature debut.

Played at

Music Hall, 12.21.18 - 1.17.19
Claremont 5, 12.14.18 - 12.18.18
Ahrya Fine Arts, 12.14.18 - 12.20.18
Monica Film Center, 11.23.18 - 12.06.18
Town Center 5, 11.23.18 - 12.06.18
Playhouse 7, 11.09.18 - 11.29.18
Rated R Closed Captioning Available Closed Captioning Available
Runtime: 110 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Peter Debruge, Variety
From Vietnam to the Iraq War, Hollywood has struggled to find the appropriate way to depict ongoing wars, typically taking years, if not decades, to put the proper perspective on modern political quagmires. In the case of such conflicts as the Arab Spring and the Syrian civil war &md...