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Reason Writers at the Movies: Peter Suderman reviews In the Land of Blood and Honey

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In today's Washington Times, Reason Associate Editor Peter Suderman reviews In the Land of Blood and Honey, Angelina Jolie's film about love and atrocity in the Bosnian War.

"In the Land of Blood and Honey," directed and co-written by Angelina Jolie, refuses to spare its audience or its characters.

A grim twist on "Romeo and Juliet" set amidst mass rape and ethnic cleansing in the Bosnian war of the early 1990s, the film is part parade of war-crime horrors, part harrowing melodrama. It's hard to watch, but Miss Jolie's vision of social breakdown and affectless barbarism is so powerful that it deserves to be seen.

Whole thing here. 

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