Tears Of The Sun

Gory, sentimental parable about honour and redemption in 'war-torn' Africa, with Bruce Willis' hard-bitten Navy SEALS sacrificing themselves for gorgeous doctor Monica Bellucci and a column of predictably long-suffering refugees. Director Antoine Fuqua—who helmed the terrific Training Day—clearly had higher aspirations, but it's more Wild Geese than Wild Bunch.

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Gory, sentimental parable about honour and redemption in ‘war-torn’ Africa, with Bruce Willis’ hard-bitten Navy SEALS sacrificing themselves for gorgeous doctor Monica Bellucci and a column of predictably long-suffering refugees. Director Antoine Fuqua?who helmed the terrific Training Day?clearly had higher aspirations, but it’s more Wild Geese than Wild Bunch.

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