In The Valley Of Elah

Synopsis: In Monroe, Tennessee, Hank Deerfield, an aging warrior, gets a call that his son, just back from 18 months' fighting in Iraq, is missing from his base. Hank drives to Fort Rudd, New Mexico, to search. Within a day, the charred and dismembered body of his son is found on the outskirts of town. Deerfield pushes himself into the investigation, marked by jurisdictional antagonism between the Army and local police. Working mostly with a new detective, Emily Sanders, Hank seems to close in on what happened. Major smuggling? A drug deal gone awry? Credit card slips, some photographs, and video clips from Iraq may hold the key. If Hank gets to the truth, what will it tell him?
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Paul Haggis
Production: Warner Independent Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 17 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
121 min

What do you make?!

Mike, returns to the damned vehicle!

Mike, returns to the damned vehicle!

Let us go Mike, now!

" In the Valley of Elah"


I hardly listen to it.

I said that their son is in USA.

November 1 the 2004.

- My son is in Iraq.

Their son was in Iraq Mister,

but I have arrived for 4 days in an unit.

It should be here if that is certain.

Mr., their son has until

on Sunday to come,

he/she has an exam of pending balisitca.

I sit down it I have another call

" You don't have any message"

Hello he/she is Mike, he/she leaves your message and I will call you

of turn.

Hello Mike is your father, give me a call

when you can.

America is dangerous, very dangerous

for our society

Analysts say that they plan a strategy.

And that they make it in the city of Zomorra

from the month beginnings.

Here he/she has.

Does he/she believe that this fit?

You have to trust somebody some

times, Hank.

Does somebody call?

- No.

Do base of the I exercise, with who wants to speak?

First sergeant Victor, division criminalistica

I sit down it Mister I don't have

to anybody with that name

in the base.

Thank you.

Is there something that you love me?

Why cannot I go with you?

Not I believe that they allow you to enter to the I exercise.

I will call you when it arrives there

tomorrow, this well?

They are two days managing.

- For some people.

Never let him to play the floor.

- This well.

Of where you are?

- Of the Salvador.

You know that it means when a flag

this hung to the you review?

It is an international sample of estres.


- Seriously

It means that we are in

big problems and it is hour

that they come to save our bottoms.

He/she says a lot.

- Undoubtedly if.

Does he/she know as making it now?

- If.






Ahead Mister.

Sergeant Deerfield?

Thank you to receive me, you that this busy one.

He/she would want that it had warned me before

that he/she will come, he/she would have but time.

The base has changed a lot from its days.

What are there of their friends?

Undoubtedly we ask them.

Some of their friends

but something am concerned

none of our soldiers you

it disappears time therefore.

Would he care if I see their clothes?


Penning, this he/she is the soldier's father Deerfield.

Steve Penning a pleasure of knowing it Mister.

Has he/she listened of Mike?

- No

Mr. Deerfield wants to see the things

of Mike.

Sure Mister, this here.

Mike and I met each other in Bosnia.

I am grandiose histories of you.

Not he/she has called or anything?

- Does that surprise him?

You should know the best thing that me Mister,

Mike has never made something like that.

Long, Ortiz.

this he/she is the father of Doug.

A honor to know it Mister.

A pleasure to know it.


- It is a nickname that we put him/her.

Not he/she makes sense, that it is the pigeonhole

of Mike.

Some has idea of where it can be


Not Mister.

- I sit down it.

He/she should be a beautiful woman.

A pleasure to know it Mister.

When he/she listens of Mike tells him/her that

do communicate, this well?

This well.


This is the soldier's father Deerfield.

He/she came to see their cuerto

Copied sergeant, I sit down it I thought that it was

somebody being about stealing something.

If, that it is that of Mike.

It was a pleasure to know it Mister.

Of who that is?

We lost a man.

Is that their bag, truth?

- If.

We are about to convince him that takes a new one.

But it was as speaking with the wall.

Not he/she has pictures.

- Do I sit down it?

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Paul Haggis

Paul Edward Haggis (born March 10, 1953) is a Canadian director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known as screenwriter and producer for consecutive Best Picture Oscar winners, 2004's Million Dollar Baby and 2005's Crash, the latter of which he also directed. more…

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