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The Yellow Birds (2017)

R | | Drama, War | 21 January 2017 (USA)
Two young soldiers, Bartle (21) and Murph (18) navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.

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Maureen Murphy
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Brandon Bartle
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Daniel Murphy
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Amy Bartle
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Sergeant Sterling
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Captain Anderson
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Jim Murphy
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Tess
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Sheryl
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Claudia
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Jenny Smith
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Congressman Freeman
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"Yellow Birds" follows John Bartle and the difficulties he faces in keeping his humanity, his urge to survive and his friend Murph alive during the war in Iraq, as well as his life and struggles with his memories of the war after he comes back to Virginia. Written by Romain

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Rated R for war violence, some grisly images, sexual material, and language throughout
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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Will Poulter was originally casted as John Bartle, but dropped out to star in the Comedy 'War Machine' alongside Brad Pitt. See more »

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