Afghan Luke

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  100 min.
Release Date: September 23, 2011 (limited)
DVD: January 31, 2012

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Cast: Nick Stahl, Vik Sahay, Pascale Hutton


When his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke gets disheartened and quits his job. However, it makes him all the more determined to return to Afghanistan to get the real story.

Through a friend, he's offered a job by a stoner magazine to write a "gonzo" story about the best hashish in Afghanistan. While there, Luke plans to gather enough evidence to get his old story into print. But he soon finds out Afghanistan is an even more dangerous place than when he left and the trip turns into a surreal and perilous adventure.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Nova Scotia and British Columbia. The director and numerous cast members are Canadian.

Director: Mike Clattenburg
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Mike Clattenburg, Barrie Dunn, Michael Volpe
Screenplay: Patrick Graham, Douglas Bell
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