Based on true events, it tells the story of a soldier named Mike Deerfield who goes missing after returning from Iraq in late 2004.
Tommy Lee Jones this week receieved an Oscar nomination in the Best Actor category for his performance.
Paul spoke to me recently about what inspired the film, the box office failure of recent films about the war on terror and the WGA strike that is affecting Hollywood.
Listen to the interview here:[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Paul_Haggis_on_In_the_Valley_of_Elah.mp3]
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