The Hurt Locker is an Award Winning war thriller that is based on the U.S. Armyâ€™s, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, in present day Iraq. Check out The Hurt Locker trailer, and pictures here.
The Hurt Locker is an American war thriller film that was directed by Kathryn Bigelow. The movie has already won several awards including, best film at the Venice Film Festival – Arca Cinemagiovani Award (Arca Young Cinema Award), Venice Film Festival Human Rights Film Network Award, Venice Film Festival Venezia Cinema Award – “La Navicella” and was nominated for several others.
The entire film was shot on location over 42 days in Jordan, and is based on newly declassified information about the, U.S. Armyâ€™s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, that operates currently in Iraq.
Hereâ€™s the film’s plot. In present day Iraq, the U.S Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, is in a constant struggle to maintain the upper hand. Everyone is a potential threat, and any object may turn out to be a lethal bomb.
The film stars Jeremy Renner, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, Evangeline Lilly, and David Morse, and runs for about 131 minutes.
The Hurt Locker will be released in the U.S. on June 26th 2009 in N.Y and L.A., and will open everywhere else in July.
The Hurt Locker Trailer