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

- I'm a photographer.

- What do you want?!

- I saw you. I saw it.

- Please! Please, stop, stop, stop.

- I saw it. Hey, no, no, no. I saw...

- Stop, stop, please. You're crazy.

Wait! I'll be... Wait.

I saw you at the hospital.

You were talking to the nurse.

I... I want to help you.

- My friend is a doctor.

- What do you want?

- I just want... hold on a second. Yes, wait.

- Leave me alone.

I want to help you.

I know you from Libya. You know me!

Excuse me.

Don't go in my room.

Can you come here, please?


Okay? Okay?

Stop going in my room.

Okay? Just stop going in my room.

Lee, buongiorno.

The lady from New York called last

night and again this morning. You see?

- Yes.

- What do you want me to tell her?


Listen, could you talk to my housekeeper,

please? She keeps coming into my room

and I keep asking her not to and she does

it anyway. I don't want my room cleaned.

- Okay.

- Okay?

We will just give you fresh

towels and change of sheet.

No. Nothing.

- Okay.

- Thank you.

Excuse me. I see my

friend now. Take care.

No photo.

No photos.


What do you want? You don't know me.

I know you need help.

I want to help you.

I don't need help.

I think you need help.



Why you want to help me?

I don't know. I don't know.

It's just...

you remind me of someone.

Is that okay?

Not here. Doctor not here.

- You will have to wait.

- I wait again?

- Again?

- Yes. Yes. I am sorry.

Every day you're sorry?

Every day you don't know?

- Every day the doctor is not here!

- I'm sorry.

Hafsia. You're not gonna

do anything? Nothing?

- Nothing.

- Nothing? I'll be right back, okay?

- Hey! Hey, hey, hey.

- Hey.

Hi. Can I talk to you in

private for a minute, please?

Excuse me. It's important.

I just need to talk to you. Sorry.

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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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