Ratings & Reviews
- Morals - exploring the deeper questions raised in the film.
- Perspectives - examining the ethical conflicts of drone warfare.
A British colonel (Helen Mirren) requests a drone strike to take out a group of terrorists in Nairobi who are planning a series of suicide bombings. However, the situation grows more complicated when an American drone pilot (Aaron Paul) discovers that a nine-year-old girl has entered the targeted area, forcing a number of military leaders and politicians to debate the best course of action. Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, and Iain Glen co-star in this modern war drama directed by Gavin Hood, which made its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi
Cast & Crew
- Helen Mirren - Col. Katherine Powell
- Aaron Paul - Steve Watts
- Alan Rickman - Lt. Gen. Frank Benson
- Barkhad Abdi - Jama Farah
- Jeremy Northam - Brian Woodale