- 111 min
- Directed by: Kimberly Peirce
- Written by: Kimberly Peirce, Mark Richard
- Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Channing Tatum, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Timothy Olyphant, Rob Brown
- Language: English, Spanish
- Website: www.stoplossmovie.com
Brandon (Phillippe), a former star college footballer, returns to America from fighting in Iraq. Peirce uses his struggle to reintegrate into his small Texas hometown to look at how a loss of faith in God, Uncle Sam and the notion of moral right, affects the minds of such young American war veterans.
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Reviews & features
Stop-Loss - An interview with Kimberly Peirce24 Apr 2008
Two films in ten years is a meagre output by any filmmaking standard. But then American writer-director Kimberly Peirce’s striking 1999 debut, Boy’s Don’t Cry, won an Oscar, and her belated follow-up, Stop-Loss, might be the first film about Iraq to…
Stop-Loss24 Apr 2008
DRAMA/WAR (15) 111min ‘Stop-Loss’ is the rule that stops American soldiers leaving a conflict even after they have completed their tour of duty. This fate befalls Brandon King (Ryan Phillippe), a former star college footballer, whose return from Iraq…
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