★★★★☆ USA. 2h37m. War / Drama. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Written by Mark Boal. Cinematography by Greig Fraser. Edited by Dylan Tichenor, William Goldenberg. Music by Alexandre Desplat. Starring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, James Gandolfini, Harold Perrineau, Mark Duplass, Chris Pratt.
Zero Dark Thirty dramatizes the nearly decade-long international manhunt for Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden after the September 11 attacks. This search leads to the discovery of his compound in Pakistan and the military raid that resulted in bin Laden’s death on May 2, 2011.