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Eye in the Sky


eyeintheskyAs a group of terrorists are clearly preparing for a suicide bombing in Nairobi, Kenya, a multinational group of military officers, politicians and lawyers argue over whether to send a drone-guided missile their way. After breaking through with Tsotsi (2005), director Gavin Hood had trouble finding his place in Hollywood, but this British thriller is a step forward. Its concept raises familiar questions regarding the moral and practical difficulties of waging war from behind a desk, through drones. Almost built like a play, the film is well-acted and moves skilfully between its settings, building terrific tension while we in the audience ponder challenging arguments.

2016-Britain. 102 min. Color. Widescreen. Produced byĀ Ged Doherty, Colin Firth, David Lancaster. Directed byĀ Gavin Hood. Screenplay: Guy Hibbert. Cast: Helen Mirren (Katherine Powell), Aaron Paul (Steve Watts), Alan Rickman (Frank Benson), Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Iain Glen.

Trivia: Rickmanā€™s final live-action film. Oliver Hirschbiegel and Tarsem Singh were allegedly considered for directing duties.

Last word: “Alan has the ability to play just absolute emotional truth and yet with real humor and never taking it to the slapstick level. We talked about that. Itā€™s very awkward for me in a sense, that this is his last film, because I wish he were here to talk to you about the film. He was a highly intelligent man, an extremely kind man, and he had a lot to say on this subject.” (Hood, Huffington Post)

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