Tears of the Sun


A film with overtones about the current situation in Iraq, but set in Nigeria. After a military coup, a squad of navy SEALs are sent in to rescue an American woman working at a mission. She refuses to leave without her patients, so the SEALs begin a long walk to Cameroon, trying to stay ahead of the killers on their heels.


118 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence) .
Action, Thriller, War
Nice scenery, pity about all the blood...
Nice scenery, pity about all the blood...

Credits

Cast
Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser, Fionnula Flanagan, Johnny Messner
Director
Antoine Fuqua
ScreenplayAlex Lasker, Patrick Cirillo
MusicHans Zimmer, Mel Wesson, Steve Jablonsky
CinematographyMauro Fiore, Keith Solomon
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2003
Produced byCheyenne Enterprises, Michael Lobell Productions, Revolution Studios

Official Site




Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Moviesite
Ian Douglas
10
The Star
Peter van der Merwe
12
Die Burger
Gabirël Botma
5
Tygerburger
Mariana Malan
5
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
13
Box Office
Wade Major
5
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15

What the People say

Internet
780 Netizens
12

Average .. 48%

10

Visitor Comments

Ian Douglas: Well, it deals with a worthwhile topic -- the stupid constant tribal and religious warfare in Africa, and the associated ethnic cleansing, it's just a pity that they didn't have a more sensible storyline.






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