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The messenger

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Widescreen version.


In English, with optional English subtitles.


Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Jena Malone, Steve Buscemi, Eamonn Walker.

Publication Information

[New York] : Oscilloscope Pictures, [2010]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA Rating: R; for language and some sexual content/nudity.


Partnered with hard-line officer Tony Stone, Sgt. Will Montgomery is a battle-scarred war hero home from Iraq and newly assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. He faces this formidable mission while seeking comfort and healing back on the home front when he falls for the wife of a fallen soldier.


Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.

Special features: "Notification," a documentary by Joe Kelly and John Vernon about Casualty Notification officers and the families of fallen soldiers ; audio commentary with Oren Moverman, Lawrence Inglee, Ben Foster, and Woody Harrelson ; Going Home : reflections from the set ; Variety screening series Q&A; The messenger shooting script.

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