[cert 15, 131 mins]

Kathryn Bigelow’s film follows three members of the Army’s elite bomb disposal squad as they battle insurgents and each other seeking out and disarming a wave of roadside bombs on the streets of Baghdad. When a new Staff Sargeant takes charge of the unit, the team must decide whether his actions are reckless or effective.

Director:Kathryn Bigelow

Starring:Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

Level:AS, A2, GCSE, Scottish Highers

Subjects:Citizenship, Film Studies, General Studies, Media Studies

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