In the Valley of Elah

Release date:September 14, 2007
(limited; wider release: Sept. 21)

Studio:Warner Independent Pictures

Director:Paul Haggis

MPAA Rating:R (for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity)


Starring:Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Susan Sarandon, Jason Patric, Jonathan Tucker, James Franco, Frances Fisher, Tim McGraw, Mehcad Brooks, Wes Chatham

Genre:Drama, War

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Plot Summary:

"In the Valley of Elah" tells the story of a war veteran (Tommy Lee Jones), his wife (Susan Sarandon) and the search for their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has mysteriously gone missing, and the police detective (Charlize Theron) who helps in the investigation.