In the Valley of Elah

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Drama, War
Running Time:  124 min.
Release Date: September 21, 2007
DVD: February 19, 2008

Current rating: Rating: 3.40
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Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Susan Sarandon, James Franco, Jonathan Tucker, Josh Brolin, Frances Fisher, Zoe Kazan


A young soldier goes missing upon returning to the U.S. from Iraq.

When his war veteran father (Tommy Lee Jones) and his mother (Susan Sarandon) begin questioning the circumstances surrounding their son's mysterious disappearance, they embark on a journey to piece together their son’s final days, enlisting the help of a police detective (Charlize Theron) to aid in the investigation.

Director: Paul Haggis
Studio: Warner Independent Pictures
Producer(s): Patrick Wachsberger, Paul Haggis, Steve Samuels, Laurence Becsey, Darlene Caamano
Screenplay: Paul Haggis
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