My son Max who is in Morocco this semester was requited originally to be an extra for the movie, “The Green Zone” which is about the Iraq war. He ended up getting a speaking part as a US military commander giving a pep talk to “his” troop before they go into battle to invade Iraq.
Writers: Paul Greengrass
Director: Brian Helgeland (written by) Rajiv Chandraskaran (book)
Release Date: 2009 (USA)
Genre: Drama / War
Plot Outline: A thriller about a pair of CIA agents on the trail of certain Weapons of Mass Destruction and a foreign correspondent following their mission. Inspired by Imperial Life in the Emerald City.
An adaptation of Washington Post journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran’s Iraq war chronicle.
The Green Zone stars:
Jason Isaacs … Maj. Briggs
Check out some of Max’s blog work from the past: