When ex-biker-gang member Sam Childers (Gerard Butler) makes the life-changing decision to go to East Africa to help repair homes destroyed by civil war, he is outraged by the unspeakable horrors faced by the region's vulnerable populace, especially the children.
Ignoring the warnings of more experienced aide workers, Sam breaks ground for an orphanage where it's most neededin the middle of territory controlled by the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a renegade militia that forces children to become soldiers before
they even reach their teens.
But for Sam, it is not enough to shelter the LRA's intended victims. Determined to save as many as possible, he leads armed missions deep into enemy territory to retrieve kidnapped children, restoring peace to their livesand eventually his own.
tough subject matter, but a good movie. butler gives a great performance.
a very powerful movie an performance by gerard butler...thought he deserved more recongition for his superb performance.
good movie about real-life events!