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Messenger, The 1S Rating 3 out of 5


  • Oren Moverman


  • Woody Harrelson
  • Ben Foster
  • Samantha Morton
  • Eamonn Walker
  • Steve Buscemi


The devastating psychological fallout from America’s war on terror is tellingly examined in this debut drama from writer-director Oren Moverman. An Oscar-nominated Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster play the US Army "casualty notification officers" who are charged with delivering the death knocks to families informing them their sons or daughters have been killed in service. Samantha Morton plays the war widow to whom Foster’s Iraq veteran is romantically drawn.

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