A Private War

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A Private War

Release date: November 2, 2018 (NY, LA)
Studio: Aviron
Director: Matthew Heineman
MPAA Rating: R (for disturbing violent images, language throughout, and brief sexuality/nudity)
Screenwriter: N/A
Genre: Drama, Biography

Starring: Jamie Dornan, Rosamund Pike, Jérémie Laheurte, Stanley Tucci, Tom Hollander

Plot Summary: The film tells the story of American journalist Marie Colvin, who covered wars and conflicts for the British paper The Sunday Times from 1985 until her death in 2012. She lost the sight in her left eye in 2001 in Sri Lanka. She died during a rocket attack while covering the siege of Homs in Syria. Colvin won a number of awards for her journalism, including Journalist of the Year in 2000 from the Foreign Press Association, Courage in Journalism from the International Women’s Media Foundation, and Foreign Reporter of the Year from the British Press Awards three times.