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This movie is based on the true and tragic story of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. When his wife Mariane (Angelina Jolie) discovers Daniel (Dan Futterman) has been captured by a terrorist group, the pregnant woman remains stoically optimistic while Pakistani police, FBI agents and government officials investigate the international incident.
Why Is A Mighty Heart Rated R?
A Mighty Heart is rated R for language.
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Carefully chronicling the events leading up to the brutal murder of reporter Daniel Pearl by Islamic extremists, this film is not suitable for children. The ongoing situation creates a continual sense of peril and tension, yet the film depicts very little explicit violence. Men are portrayed hanging by their wrists and being interrogated, while presumably naked (shown from the waist up). In another scene, men fire shots during the capture of a suspect. Multiple sexual expletives are heard, along with some other profanities. A brief shot shows a married couple embracing in bed—bare backs and shoulders are seen. Some secondary characters smoke and drink.
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DVD Release Date: 16 October 2007
The pulse of A Mighty Heart can be felt in the featurette A Journey of Passion, which explores the making of the film. The DVD release also includes a public service announcement for The Pearl Foundation (with Christiane Amanpour), a message about the Committee to Protect Journalists, and the movie’s theatrical trailer. Audio tracks are available in 5.1 Dolby Digital, 5.1 PCM (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.