A horrendous crime reveals and predicts a reality that although supposedly silent is emerging in the own American soil, furiously sentencing have to taste a little of his own and foreign political meat abroad. In the Valley of shadows a Warner Independent Pictures, under the direction of Paul Haggis film, produced by Laurence Becsey and Darlene Caamano. With a committed and brilliant performance by Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron and Susan Sarandon. Genre: War Drama. Duration 120 minutes. A film insperada on real events that occurred on 1 November 2004. Four days after the Mike Deerfiel specialist unit, return to the USA (New Mexico) communicates to the Sergeant retired military police Hank Deeerfield (Tommy Lee Jones) that his son has mysteriously disappeared and that soon it would be considered deserter (absent without leave).
Days later his body is found in a remote spot owned by the army with 42 stab wounds, totally butchered and tried incenerar. Dante scene that leads to the detective Emily Sanders (Charlize Theron) interested in discovering the true substance of the facts. Next to the veteran of the war in Viet Nam have Deerfield will have to overcome all kinds of sabotage as already not only direct perpetrators are eagerly interested in that is not discovered the truth. At first everything leads to believe that the horrendous motive has been linked to the consumption and trafficking of drugs because in Iraq the drugs have become so necessary as weapons for fighters. But is the Mike phone, next to the tenacious sagacity of his father and the young detective, who definitely orients the accurate direction of research, towards a plot and an assassin who has already begun its spiral of evil and horror and that culminate not even when the perpetrators are caught and prosecuted. Discovered the crime is revealed another even greater emerging sentencing American society. Distress that leads to the veteran of the Viet Nam Guerra to symbolically raise the flag upside down at the high school of his native town, to express: a flag upside down is an international distress signal. It means there are problems, come and save us back because we only have a prayer to save us from ourselves the Valley of shadows a movie that could not be more terrible than reality itself. We recommend not missed until the last of the credits but the film would be not seen and understood fully.