The Messenger (2009)
The movie follows an Iraq War veteran who just narrowly escaped death in combat struggles with his new post at the Casualty Notification Office while he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.
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Film Comment Magazine
October 20, 2014 [Foster and Harrelson's] interplay, on the job (ruining the day of one unfortunate person after the next) and off...provides the backbone of this erratically paced film.Read in Source
July 14, 2011 It never feels contrived or overwritten, managing to deftly pack emotional punches through the strength of its performances and direction.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
February 26, 2010 The bombshell is the news of a soldier's death and the delivery of that message is the heart of this unsentimental, yet deeply moving, story.Read in Source
July 30, 2012 I know several folks in military service who wouldn't watch this movie if you paid them.Read in Source
February 26, 2010 The film is premised on the verbal communication of urgent information, yet its many non-verbal moments provide the greatest strength and clarity.Read in Source
June 15, 2011 [An] unpredictable, episodic, deeply resonant character piece.Read in Source
July 22, 2011 Alejado de cualquier rastro de patriotismo, desnudando la complejidad emocional detrás de un drama históricamente recurrente que ha sido retratado con frecuencia por el cine norteamericano, aunque esta vez de manera un poco más intimista.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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