War Story

Synopsis: A war photographer who recently endured a brutal detainment in Libya holes up in Sicily to come to terms with her ordeal, not far from the home of her former lover and mentor. Soon she crosses paths with a Tunisian migrant in need of an abortion and safe passage to France, who bears a striking resemblance to a Libyan girl Lee photographed just before her capture.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Mark Jackson
Production: IFC Films
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min

- Delete all the photo, please.

- Okay? No photo.

- Please.

- We understand?

- Okay.

- Okay.

Grazie. Remember, no photo, okay?

You motherfuckers.

Thank you.



- Excuse me one second.

- Sure.

Excuse me.

I just... no service

for my room, please?

245, no service.

My room down the hall... my room.

My room is 2-4-5.

No service.

Do you understand? I'll show you. This.

245. No service, okay?

Yes. Thank you. Okay.

How did this happen?

- I, I ran into something.

- What?

I ran into something.

- Yeah?

- Yeah.

- Does it hurt?

- Yeah. Yeah.

Yeah, th-that's where it is, yeah.

Yeah. Okay. I think you...

- I think your jaw has a slight fracture.

- Yeah.

And... you might have a rib broken.

- Right.

- So I want you to have the X-ray done.

- Oh, no, no, no.

- Yeah, yeah. You have to.

No, I... I... No. I just want

pain medication. That's what I need.

Thank you.

Should we go get something to eat?

No. Thanks, though. Maybe... maybe.

I'll let you know, okay?

- Yeah.

- Thanks.

The doctor is not here.

- Do you understand?

- They tell me 10 days.

In 10 days past, I come here

every day. There is no more time.

I'm sorry.

No, no, no. Wait. No.

Let's go. I'm getting a cab.

No, no, no, no!

Why did he hit you?

He is a thief. He stole my money.

He was supposed to take me to France.

I saw... I saw... I know you.

I know... I've taken your picture.

- What is your name?

- Hafsia.

Hafsia, I know you. I know you!

- I took your photograph.

- What?

- I... I took...

- I don't know you.

I'm a photographer. I took your

photograph with your brother in Libya.

- What?

- I was in Libya.

- I took a photo of you and your brother.

- How do you know about my brother?!

- What do you want? What?

- I took a photo of you in Libya.

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Kristin Gore

Kristin Carlson Gore (born June 5, 1977) is an American author and screenwriter. She is the second daughter of Al and Tipper Gore and the sister of Karenna Gore Schiff, Sarah and Albert III. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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