A Review of the Movie “Blood Diamond”

The game of stones “Blood Diamond” A movie that paint the story of why natural resource abundance in this case diamond which is supposed to be fortune or blessing to Nations has tend to be a curse and a source of conflict in most African Nations.

“Blood Diamond” is a powerful and thought-provoking film that explores the issue of conflict diamonds in Africa. The movie follows the story of Danny Archer Leonardo DiCaprio a diamond smuggler, and Solomon Vandy Djimon Hounsou , a fisherman who is forced to work in the diamond mines. The two men form an unlikely alliance as they try to find a rare pink diamond that could change their lives forever.

The film is incredibly well-acted, with DiCaprio and Hounsou delivering powerful performances that bring their characters to life. The chemistry between the two actors is palpable, and their friendship feels genuine and earned.

The movie also does an excellent job of highlighting the devastating effects of the diamond trade on the people of Sierra Leone. Director Edward Zwick doesn’t shy away from showing the brutal violence and exploitation that takes place in the diamond mines, and the film’s portrayal of child soldiers is both heartbreaking and disturbing.

Overall, “Blood Diamond” is a gripping and emotionally charged film that sheds light on an important issue. It’s a must-see for anyone interested in social justice and human rights.

Shey Julius Nkuh

A Conflict Resolution graduate currently persuing Master's Degree in the University of Buea, Cameroon. Believes in the role of the media as an educational, informational and entertainment tool . He is also passionate about creating awareness to societal crisis. For this reason, has dedicated most of his time to charity. He derives pleasure in blogging and creating contents for you.

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