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1 By: David Fleishman Weiss

2 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Table of Contents Facts Slide3 Summary Slide4 Characters5 About the Director6 Picture Gallery7 Video Clip9 Bibliography10

3 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Facts Slide Name of Movie: Blood Diamond Director: Edward Zwick Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay and story), C. Gaby Mitchell (story) Genre: Adventure / Drama / Thriller Tag Line: Truth, Freedom, Fortune, It Will Cost You Everything, From the director of "Glory" and "The Last Samurai“ Plotting: A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. Country: USA Film Locations: Cape Town, South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, London, England, UK, Maputo, Mozambique

4 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Summary Danny Archer is an ex-mercenary from Zimbabwe who has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. He is given the opportunity to stop the political unrest in Sierra Leone. There he meets Solomon Vandy, a Mende fisherman, and the beautiful Mandy. Both Archer and Solomon are African but have very different backgrounds. Soon they are found together on a quest to find a rare pink diamond that can change their lives. While in prison, Archer learns that Solomon has hidden the extraordinary rough stone. With help from an American journalist named Maddy Bowen, the people embark on a trek through Africa. Danny Archer is an ex-mercenary from Zimbabwe who has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. He is given the opportunity to stop the political unrest in Sierra Leone. There he meets Solomon Vandy, a Mende fisherman, and the beautiful Mandy. Both Archer and Solomon are African but have very different backgrounds. Soon they are found together on a quest to find a rare pink diamond that can change their lives. While in prison, Archer learns that Solomon has hidden the extraordinary rough stone. With help from an American journalist named Maddy Bowen, the people embark on a trek through Africa.

5 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Characters Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio) is an ex-mercenary from Zimbabwe who has used his intelligence to become an important role in the conflict diamond business. Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio) is an ex-mercenary from Zimbabwe who has used his intelligence to become an important role in the conflict diamond business. Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou) is an African fisherman who mines diamonds. Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou) is an African fisherman who mines diamonds. Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly) is an American journalist and photographer who works for National Geographic. Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly) is an American journalist and photographer who works for National Geographic.

6 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Director: Edward Zwick Director Edward Zwick was born in northern Chicago in the suburb of Winnetka, Illinois. He completed his formal training of the cinematic arts at the AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles. In 2006 he created the amazin movie, Blood Diamond. Director Edward Zwick was born in northern Chicago in the suburb of Winnetka, Illinois. He completed his formal training of the cinematic arts at the AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles. In 2006 he created the amazin movie, Blood Diamond.

7 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Picture Gallery

8 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Picture Gallery

9 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Picture Gallery

10 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Movie Trailer

11 Blood Diamond May 8, 2007 David Fleishman Weiss Bibliography "The Internet Movie Database." Blood Diamond. Internet Movie Database Inc. 28 May "The Internet Movie Database." Blood Diamond. Internet Movie Database Inc. 28 May 2007.


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