Blood Diamond (2006) - Movie Details
December 8, 2006
Rated R for strong violence and language
Set against the backdrop of the chaos and civil war that enveloped 1990s Sierra Leone, "Blood Diamond" is the story of Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio), a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou), a Mende fisherman. Both men are African, but their histories and their circumstances are as different as any can be—until their fates become joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives.
While in prison...
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Leonardo DiCaprio already wowed audiences once with The Departed
but can he do it a second time within the span of three months? From Edward
Zwick, the director of The Last Samurai, Legends of the Fall
comes Blood Diamond
, an in-your-face look at the mining of so-called
conflict diamonds in Africa.
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