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Hyena Road

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Three men, three different paths, caught in conflict but brought together to save lives:  a highly skilled sniper who can't think of his targets as human; an intelligence officer who has never killed while on duty; and a legendary Afghan warrior who left war behind but gets pulled back to battle.

  • DirectorPaul Gross
  • Runtime: 2 hr 0 min
  • StudioSamuel Goldwyn Films
  • QualityHD

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Drama becomes a casualty in war film 'Hyena Road' because of its documentary format - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Drama becomes a casualty in war film 'Hyena Road' because of its documentary format
Los Angeles Times
The stripped-down authenticity sought by "Hyena Road," a drama about Canadian troops stationed in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, proves to be a double-edged sword — while the attempt at a certain, documentary-style naturalism is honorable, it's at the ...
Review: 'Hyena Road' Follows a Sniper Team in AfghanistanNew York Times
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Military Drama 'Hyena Road' Makes a Badly Acted Hash of the Desert Wars - Village Voice


Village Voice

Military Drama 'Hyena Road' Makes a Badly Acted Hash of the Desert Wars
Village Voice
The sole suspense in Hyena Road, also written by and starring Gross, lies in whether a creepy, dual-eye-colored Afghan mystic known locally as “the Ghost” is a friend or foe of the Canadians. ... Most grating is the film's dogged respect for military code.

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'Hyena Road': Samuel Goldwyn Acquires U.S. Rights to Afghan War ... - Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter

'Hyena Road': Samuel Goldwyn Acquires U.S. Rights to Afghan War ...
Hollywood Reporter
The Canadians-in-Afghanistan drama by writer-director Paul Gross, which premiered in Toronto, will receive a 2016 release.
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Hyena Road: Unprecedented Canadian war film a marvel of quiet authenticity - The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Hyena Road: Unprecedented Canadian war film a marvel of quiet authenticity
The Globe and Mail
There's a dry Canadian laugh to be had at the climax of Hyena Road, Paul Gross's new movie about the war in Afghanistan. The Canadian forces have been building the road of the title deep into Taliban territory, creating a dirt track that can only be ...
Hyena Road one hell of a good movie | Local A & E | St. Albert GazetteSt. Albert Gazette
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A marketing battle to sell Hyena Road, a Canadians-in-Afghanistan war film - The Globe and Mail


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A marketing battle to sell Hyena Road, a Canadians-in-Afghanistan war film
The Globe and Mail
If you want to sell a Canadian war movie to Canadians, you might want to go easy on the maple leaf. At least, that's what executives with the film distribution company Elevation Pictures discovered last spring, as they were testing a handful of ...
What to watch at EIFF: Paul Gross film and Q&A | Metro EdmontonMetroNews Canada

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Toronto Film Review: 'Hyena Road' - Variety


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Toronto Film Review: 'Hyena Road'
Variety
It's a little surprising the makers of Canadian-soldiers-in-Afghanistan drama “Hyena Road” didn't opt for the more obvious title “Canadian Sniper,” but maybe it's because the sniper in question reps only half the story in this Hollywood-style war picture.
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