The Messenger | 2009

Drama, Romance
A U.S. soldier is paired up with an off-kilter, by-the-book vet, to notify families of fallen soldiers -- a job that gets thorny when the soldier breaks the rules and starts a relationship with a woman he's recently ...more
Director: Oren Moverman
Awards: 2 Oscar nominations. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Staff Sgt. Will Montgomery

Actor

... Captain Anthony 'Tony' Stone

Actor

... Olivia Pitterson

Actor

... Kelly

Actor

... Colonel Stuart Dorsett

Actor

... Dale Martin

Actor

Company

BZ Entertainment

Financier

Production Company

Mark Gordon Company

Production Company

Financier

Synopsis

U.S. Army officer Will Montgomery, has just returned home from a tour in Iraq and is assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. Partnered with fellow officer Tony Stone to bear the bad news to the loved ones of fallen soldiers, Will faces the challenge of completing his mission while seeking to find comfort and healing back on the home front. When he finds himself drawn to Olivia, to whom he has just delivered the news of her husband's death, Will's emotional detachment begins to dissolve.

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