Trailer For Angelina Jolie's Directorial Debut 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey'
fb.indiewire.com Well, it looks like the Oscar race just got a major shakeup. Though it was slated a release date for December way back in the spring, Angelina Jolie's upcoming directorial debut "In The Land Of Blood And Honey" has been a completely unknown element. With no festival appearances, and a lack of stills and promotional material, it was left up to speculation if the film was a misguided vanity project, a true awards season contender or something else entirely.
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In the Land of Blood and Honey Synopsis and Credits

Set against the backdrop of the Bosnian War that tore the Balkan region apart in the 1990s, In the Land of Blood and Honey tells the story of Danijel (Goran Kostić) and Ajla (pronounced Ayla) (Zana Marjanović), two Bosnians from different sides of a brutal ethnic conflict. Danijel, a Bosnian Serb police officer, and Ajla, a Bosnian Muslim artist, are together before the war, but their relationship is changed as violence engulfs the country. Months later, Danijel is serving under his father, General Nebojsa Vukojevich (Rade Šerbedžija), as an officer in the Bosnian Serb Army. He and Ajla come face to face again when she is taken from the apartment she shares with her sister, Lejla (Vanesa Glodjo), and Lejla’s infant child by troops under Danijel’s command. As the conflict takes hold of their lives, their relationship changes, their motives and connection to one another become ambiguous and their allegiances grow uncertain. In the Land of Blood and Honey portrays the incredible emotional, moral and physical toll that the war takes on individuals as well as the consequences that stem from the lack of political will to intervene in a society stricken with conflict.

"In the Land of Blood and Honey" stars Branko Djuric, Goran Kostic, Nikola Djuricko, Rade Serbedzija, and Zana Marjanovic.

Directed by Angelina Jolie.
Written by Angelina Jolie.
Produced by Angelina Jolie, Graham King, Tim Headington, and Tim Moore.
Production company/distributor: FilmDistrict.

Release Date: December 23, 2011

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