A Private War: ALL you need to know on plot, cast, release date, and trailer
A Private War is a story whose telling could not come at a more important time.
Journalists are under siege, from politicians branding some as propagators of fake news, to threats of violence against newsrooms.
The upcoming A Private War takes one of the most venerated war correspondents true life story and brings it to the mainstream.
From the release date to the true story of Marie Colvin, Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about A Private War.
When will A Private War movie be released?
The theatrical adaptation of Colvin’s life will have its world premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 4, 2018, in California.
In both New York and Los Angeles, the movie will be released on November 2, 2018.
On November 16, 2018, A Private War will have its worldwide release.
For those looking for a more factual primer on Marie Colvin’s life, the documentary on Colvin titled Under The Wire will be in UK cinemas on September 7, 2018.
What is A Private War movie about?
Aviron Pictures described the plot as taking place “in a world where journalism is under attack”.
They said: “Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the front lines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado.
“After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators.
“Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll.
“Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her — along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy — to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.”
Who will be in A Private War movie?
A Private War stars Rosamund Pike as the famed journalist Marie Colvin.
Her war photographer colleague Paul Conroy is played by Jamie Dornan.
Also in the cast are Stanley Tucci as Tony Shaw, Corey Johnson as Norm Coburn, and Tom Hollander.
A Private War is documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman’s narrative debut.
Is there a trailer for A Private War move?
Yes, and you can watch it right here on Express.co.uk.
The trailer gives a glimpse at the life of Marie Colvin, and how she wound up in Syria.
For a story based on truth, the trailer for A Private War gives nothing away about Colvin’s fate.
“The most powerful weapon is the truth,” the tagline of the movie reads.
A Private War will inspire respect, awe, and deep sorrow for the lives embroiled in these conflicts, and the journalists who seek to uncover the truth.