Tears of the Sun : Movie Review

God save us from directors who, with the best intentions, use real-life atrocities as a backdrop for the same old Hollywood heroism bunk. Antoine Fuqua's "Tears of the Sun" is a fictional story that takes place in Nigeria after the democratic government has fallen and the country has been taken over by a zealous military dictator, who, as one of the movie's tough-guy characters informs us in swinging military-ese, wants to get rid of anybody who "goes to the wrong church."

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Author : Stephanie Zacharek