An entertaining film about a serious subject.
Solid performances by Hounsou & DeCaprio. Definitely worth a watch.
Really very great movie it's one of the best movie I've ever seen
Tone & Story: The title 'It's a real story now' is a sentence that find its source in the statement released by Danny Archer to Maddy Bowen (a journalist) while Danny was about to die. He does it so that the story portrayed by Bowen to entire world, generates its height. Danny before was a selfish character who dint mind the lives of innocent people to gain wealth, but later he loses his life to save an African man and bring his family together. The story puts light on how anything valuable produced (diamonds here, in this movie) in lands of Africa becomes curse for its own citizens. Later in movie it's shown how the 'story' (it's a real story now) influences 40 nations to sign 'The Kimberley Process' to check conflicting diamonds (5/5).Direction, Screenplay, Cinematography: Although the movie was not shot in Sierra Leone, Direction, Cinematography and Screenplay are very good (4/5).Music: Music is good. It goes well along with the tone (3/5).Acting: Acting is very good (4/5).Final Verdict: It is worth adding to your DVD collection [(4/5) (9/10)].
The diamond industry should not only have stopped but should be responsible for rebuilding these communities and countries and compensating families and amputees for the rest of their lives. We are all human...right ? Why should the CEOs sit on a throne of luxury while others suffer the most atrocious of aftermath. physically, socially, mentally and emotionally. This makes me so mad, so angry. All weapons manufacturers should be banned to even manufacture.This movie is the epitome of perfection, the actors outdid themselves, the cinematography is just fantastic, ugh the sound-racks are so intense and emotional.This is by far Leonardo's best performance ever at least for me. Jennifer Connolly did a heck of a job with her splendid performance Djimon Hounsou made me feel like i wasn't watching a movie, more like a reality show on African people suffering...There's no other words to describe the excellence of the movie! Edward Zwick is such a boss, I hope more directors would make these kind of movies.