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About the Movie
Blood diamond movie has set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990s Sierra Leone. It’s a story that has picturized upon two African Danny Archer–a South African mercenary–and Solomon Vandy–a Mende fisherman. Archer imprisoned for smuggling and got to know that Solomon who was taken away from his family and forced to work in the diamond mines discovered and hidden a rare precious stone. Though Archer & Solomon are from the different business but their fates joined them together to recover the rare pink diamond that supposed the one that Solomon hide in a rebel area. With the help of an American female journalist Maddy Bowen, they board on the journey to get the diamond which can transform both their lives.
The movie released in December 8, 2006 (USA). It made 171.4 million USD in the box office.
These days we think as little about where mall diamonds come from as where grocery store food is grown. Blood Diamond aims to change that fact with a fictional story inspired by facts. Full review
“Blood Diamond” is equal parts earnest and muddled. Full review
Common Sense Media
Great performances, provocative ideas and gripping action scenes fall prey to Hollywood logic and pat storytelling in the final hour. Full review
Notable Moments of the movie Blood Diamond – Watch Here Now!
You Take Your Boy Home
Danny Archer: Sometimes I wonder… will God ever forgive us for what we’ve done to each other? Then I look around and I realize… God left this place a long time ago.
Maddy Bowen: Tell me where you are, and I will come help you.
Danny Archer: [after seeing his blood mix in with the red earth] I’m right where I’m supposed to be…
Danny Archer: In America, it’s bling bling. But out here it’s bling bang.
Danny Archer: I like to get kissed before I get fucked.
Colonel Coetzee: This red earth, it’s in our skin. The Shona say the colour comes from all the blood that’s been spilled fighting over the land. This is home. You’ll never leave Africa.
Captain Poison: You think I’m a demon, but that’s only because I have lived in Hell.
Solomon Vandy: Dia, What are you doing? Dia! Look at me, look at me. What are you doing? You are Dia Vendy, of the proud Mende tribe. You are a good boy who loves soccer and school. Your mother loves you so much. She waits by the fire making plantains, and red palm oil stew with your sister N’Yanda and the new baby. The cows wait for you. And Babu, the wild dog who minds no one but you. I know they made you do bad things, but you are not a bad boy. I am your father who loves you. And you will come home with me and be my son again.
Danny Archer: So you’re a fisherman, ha? What do you catch mostly?
Solomon Vandy: Fish.
Maddy Bowen: The entire country’s at war. Why should I help this one person? [pause]
Maddy Bowen: I can’t believe I just said that.
Maddy Bowen: The people back home wouldn’t buy a ring if they knew it cost someone else their hand.
Solomon Vandy: [out of breath] He is my son. I am his father. I must go find him. Go ahead, shoot me if you want, but I will go find him.
Danny Archer: That diamond is my ticket out of this God forsaken continent.
Captain Poison: Young man, young man, listen to me. The gov’mint wants you to vote. They say “the future is in your hands.” We now the future. So we take your hands! No more hands, no more voting!
Danny Archer: Out here, people kill each other as a way of life. It’s always been like that.
Solomon Vandy: I will find you… If it takes my life.
Soldier: She reminds me of my wife.
Danny Archer: [via phone] I’m really happy I met you.
Maddy Bowen: [crying] Yeah I’m um…[sniffles]
Maddy Bowen: I’m really happy I met you too. And, I wish I could be there with you.
Danny Archer: That’s alright. I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be. [hangs up]