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Blood Diamond

[cert 15, 143 mins]

Danny Archer [Leonardo DiCaprio], a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy [Djimon Hounsou], a local fisherman, is joined in a common quest to recover a rare diamond that can transform their lives. Set during the chaos of 1990s Sierra Leone, we discover the destructive effect of greed and the diamond trade.

Still of two men running towards the camera

Director: Edward Zwick

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly

Level: AS, A2

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

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