by Helen Earnshaw |
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong, Joel Edgerton
Synopsis: For a decade, an elite team of intelligence and military operatives, working in secret across the globe, devoted themselves to a single goal: to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden.
Zero Dark Thirty reunites the Oscar® winning team of director-producer Kathryn Bigelow and writer-producer Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker) for the story of history's greatest manhunt for the world's most dangerous man.
Critics: The knockout punch of the movie season is being delivered by Zero Dark Thirty. Chastain is a marvel, and Bigelow and Boal top their Oscar-winning work in The Hurt Locker. - Rolling Stone
- There's no more perfect title for a film this year, because it manages to suggest a witching hour, a veil of deadly secrecy, and a pinpoint-honed logistical operation all at once. - Daily Telegraph
- What it does in the course of telling a seminal story of our time is what contemporary films so rarely do, serve as brilliant provocation. - Wall Street Journal
Award/Nominations: Zero Dark Thirty has already been the toast of the awards circuit picking up some major gongs along the way.
Zero Dark Thirty has already won Best Picture at Boston Society of Film Critics, Chicago Film Critics Association and the Nation Board of Review
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