To be released in all Netflix territories in Spring 2017, images of the online streaming service’s newest drama Sand Castle have been released. The stunning images reveal a first look into the war struck world, capturing the intense tension and drama.
The powerful and haunting film is adapted by a script by screenwriter Chris Roessner, inspired by his personal experiences in Iraq. Sand Castle boasts many A-list actors which include Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill and Logan Marshall-Green. Also starring Glen Powell, Beau Knapp and Neil Brown Jr. Directed by Fernando Coimbra, a highly acclaimed Brazilian actor which will be his second feature film.
The synopsis of Sand Castle and images can be seen below:
Set in Iraq in 2003, Sand Castle follows a group of American soldiers in the early days of the second Gulf War. Bearing witness to the heat and the horror is the inexperienced Private Matt Ocre (Nicholas Hoult), who together with several fellow soldiers is ordered to the outskirts of Baqubah to repair a water pumping station damaged by U.S. bombs. But as Ocre discovers, in an atmosphere where resentment and anger fester, trying to win the hearts and minds of the locals is a task fraught with danger. It’s here, in the streets, squares and schools that he discovers the true cost of war.