The 2020 Drama Sergio film is fast-moving combined with a sweet feel with flashback scenes. The realistic story and acting make it very sensible and jaw-dropping. The lead character is heart touching and topnotch in all aspects. The story of the film revolves around Iray representative namely, Sérgio Vieira de Mello. He was so deeply hurt in a bombing and got trapped in a hotel. In the city of Baghdad, Sérgio Vieira de Mello was trapped during the bombing at the basement of the hotel. This person comes to Iray by not listening to her girlfriend’s words. In Bagdad, he had to face the wrath of US diplomats on the Iraq invasion by America. The brave soldier was seriously injured and even amputated. This story is a real one of a US diplomat and died with his crew members during the bombing. In this reel and the real-life hero was a member of the UN for about three years with a lot of pride and achievement.
Earlier, Sérgio Vieira de Mello was married and had no good terms with his wife. He had no love in the marriage but was interested in his girlfriend namely Carolina. The bombing issue killed Sergio and afters Sometimes the US pulled its troop from Iraq. A long civil war had made the US withdraw its troops. The realistic story gives an impression about this brave diplomate who disliked the possession of Iray by the US.
High octane drama
The story of the film is thrilling with a fantastic screenplay and direction. The whole film runs for 118 minutes and is distributed by Netflix. The film was directed by Greg Barker and produced by Wagner Moura, Brent Travers, and Daniel Dreifuss. The film music was scored by a brilliant musician namely Fernando Velázquez. This film has got the laurel of being screened in the Sundance Film Festival. The film received a lot of critics and feedback from the audience. The film gained the response of the audience in a positive way and some criticized the film.
Average reviews of the film are very high and positive comments about the film are seen in plenty on the internet. The lead actor Wagner Moura as Sergio is an evergreen performance with a lot of energy, He has made the film topnotch without any flaws. Especially, his performance during the war and the fight against autocratic US diplomats was astounding. Yet another brilliant performance by Ana de Armas as a girlfriend to Sergio. The romantic pair give a wonderful screen presence to the view of the audience. The fantastic edition work of Claudia Castello is a treat to your eyes. It would not be fine if we leave the sparkling work of Adrian Teijido’s cinematography.
The approval rating of the film seems low however the film was a great treat. The hard work and brilliance of the film crew are very transparent when we view the film. The film had a great release worldwide on April 17, 2020.
Janice is born and raised at Wisconsin. Her love for memory keeping through camera developed her love for filmmaking. Currently, she is an advisor for new directors but still do some filmmaking on her own.