During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who’s now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
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Angelina Jolie at the helm of this story caused much apprehension, but in the end "Blood and Honey" was a powerful film. The story is quite familiar, telling of star-crossed lovers. It is the backdrop of the Bosnian War that makes it particularly interesting - although it felt a little vague in terms of the conflict and who was involved (for those unaware). It was filled with one striking scene after another.
Really enjoyed this film, Jolie's direction was pretty good I don't have a complaint about it at all. Tale of the Bosnian war and how the people were treated during it, also a story of a woman sleeping with the enemy. It's a love war story. Some great moments, all in all a pretty decent filck.
Angelina Jolie should be applauded for daring to tackle a Baltic wound of epic proportions as she takes the Bosnian women's side in the Yugoslavia civil war. It is surprising for a debutante and Hollywood actress to tackle such a dark subject and deliver this dark, bleak and devastating story. It is a hard film to sit through but for these women it lasted 4 years and not 2 hours so how can we complain?
A tragic film of the extreme violence of the Bosniam war and the rape and murder of so many innocent people by the bloodthirsty Serbs who lost all sense of coming from a civilised world. A great effort from Angelina Jolie to tackle how women experienced these difficult times.
Not bad, but not amazing. I feel like it's a less moving version of the Pianist, only with a [romantic?] storyline. I wouldn't watch it again, but I'm glad I've seen it. Also, Goran Kostic is a favorite of mine.