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Film Review - Blood Diamond

Film: Blood Diamond

Genre: Drama / Adventure

Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of the chaos and civil war that faced Sierra Leone in the 1990s. "Blood Diamond" is the story of a diamond smuggler and a fisherman who have their destinies united in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond, the kind of stone that can transform lives…or end them. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

My review: What I liked about this movie was that it showed that our actions in the first world have real consequences in the third world, and that our consumerism can cost lives. I don’t normally like Leonardo DiCaprio but he was great in this movie. Watch out though, it’s a bit bloody.

Rating: 4 stars.

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