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Fort Bliss

116 min    |   2014  

A decorated Army medic and single mother (Michelle Monaghan) returns home from an extended tour in Afghanistan to discover that the bond with her five-year-old son has been shattered.  In her absence, her boy has reattached to his father (Ron Livingston) and his father's girlfriend (Emmanuelle Chriqui).  As she struggles to reclaim her son's affection,
the challenge to reintegrate into life after deployment is made more difficult by her grave and persistent memories of Afghanistan.  She meets a mechanic (Manolo Cardona) who challenges her to open up further about her experiences.  When her life begins to stabilize and the bond with her son grows, news of another deployment threatens their fragile
balance.  She must now find a way to reconcile her duties as a mother and her obligations as a soldier.

  • Director: Claudia Myers

  • Genre: Drama

  • Starring: Michelle Monaghan, Ron Livingston, Emmanuelle Chiriqui, Gbenga Akinnagbe, John Savage, Manolo Cardona

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