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SVOD-KA-Zero-Dark-Thirty Rating 3 out of 5

Director

  • Kathryn Bigelow

Cast

  • Jessica Chastain
  • Mark Strong
  • Joel Edgerton
  • Jennifer Ehle
  • James Gandolfini

Synopsis

The tortuous - and torturous - trail leading to to the location and assassination of Osama Bin Laden is the subject of The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow's nail-biting thriller. After the World Trade Center attacks, greenhorn CIA officer Maya (Jessica Chastain) is given the job of tracking down the al-Qaeda leader and spends the next ten years obsessed with hunting her quarry. After careful piecing together of intelligence - some obtained dubiously - she tracks him down to a compound in Pakistan...and a hit squad of Navy SEALS are primed to finish the job. Basically a police procedural on a global scale, this a thrillingly accomplished piece of film-making...despite the fact that everyone knows the ending. Won an Oscar for Best Sound.

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