September 11, 2007

In the Valley of Elah

In The Valley of ElahThe movie tells the story of a war veteran (Tommy Lee Jones), his wife (Susan Sarandon) and the search for their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has mysteriously gone missing, and the police detective (Charlize Theron) who helps in the investigation.

Paul Haggis directs from his original screenplay based on a story by Mark Boal and Haggis. This will be Haggis' directing follow-up to the Academy Award-winning "Crash." In addition to the Oscar-winning screenplay for “Crash,” his recent writing credits include the award-winning "Million Dollar Baby," for which he received an Academy Award-nomination for Best Screenplay, and current releases "The Last Kiss," "Flags of Our Fathers," "Casino Royale" and "Letters From Iwo Jima.

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Release Dates:
September 14, 2007
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adaptation
Running Time: 120 min.
Director: Paul Haggis
Writer(s): Paul Haggis, Mark Boal
Producer(s): Emilio Diez Barroso, Erik Feig, Stanley J. Wlodkowski
Distributor: Warner Independent Pictures
Tagline: Sometimes finding the truth is easier than facing it.
MPAA Rating: R - for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.

Movie Casts:

Tommy Lee Jones - Hank Deerfield
Charlize Theron - Det. Emily Sanders
Joseph Bertot - Juan
Brent Briscoe - Detective Hodge
Devin Brochu - David Sanders
Josh Brolin - Chief Buchwald
Mehcad Brooks - Specialist Ennis Long
Chris Browning - Bartender
Wes Chatham - Sargeant Penning
Barry Corbin - Arnold Bickman
Wayne Duvall - Detective Nugent
Frances Fisher - Evie
James Franco - Sergeant Dan Carnelli
Rick Gonzalez - Gabriel
Loren Haynes - Police Photographer
David House - Morgue Officer
Karen M. Hudson - Detective
Sean Huze - Captain Jim Osher
Laurie Johnson - Neighbor
Zoe Kazan - Angie
Kathy Lamkin - Carleen
Judy Marte - Jennifer Lopez
Paul McGowen - Major Wright
Jake McLaughlin - Gordon Bonner
Jack Merrill - Medical Examiner
Josh Meyer - Jacob Ronald Millard
Jeff Mocho - Cellphone Salesman
Jason Patric - Lt. Kirklander
Susan Sarandon - Joan Deerfield
Pab Schwendimann - Bouncer
Arron Shiver - Arron
Jennifer Siebel - Jodie
Dan Strakal - Detective
Babak Tafti - Iraqi Prisoner
Glenn Taranto - Detective Wayne
Jonathan Tucker - Mike Deerfield
Z. Ray Wakeman - Detective
Brandon Weaver - Morgue Tech
Victor Wolf - Private Robert Ortiez
Wendy Worthington - Lenore

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