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THE VERY BEST

8.1

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United States of America
English
Challenging, Character-driven, Thrilling
2014
Peter Sattler
Cory Michael Smith, John Carroll Lynch, Joseph Julian Soria
117 min

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A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.

Our Take

8.1
Thu Phuong T

This is Kristen Stewart’s proof that she is more than a lip-biting, vampire-loving teenager. Reactive and emotive, she will not disappoint you here. Rather, expect an electrifying and exceptional performance. Paired with Payman Moaadi, they both make of this work an emotionally poignant movie that questions the notion of freedom in the unlikeliest of places: Guantanamo Bay.

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kaybeetoyz

I’m a pretty big fan of Kristen Stewart, but never saw those vampire stories. This movie got my heart and gave me a different perspective of politics and war. I think it’s the human aspect of it all that captivated me.

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