A Mighty Heart Movie

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Who's Involved:

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Will Patton, Archie Panjabi, Michael Winterbottom, Andrew Eaton, Dan Futterman, Irfan Khan

Release Date:

Friday, June 22 , 2007

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

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The film is based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.

A Mighty Heart Plot: What's the story?

On January 23, 2002, Mariane Pearl's world changed forever. Her husband Daniel, South Asia bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, was researching a story on shoe bomber Richard Reid. The story drew them to Karachi where a go-between had promised access to an elusive source. As Danny left for the meeting, he told Mariane he might be late for dinner. He never returned.

In the face of death, Danny's spirit of defiance and his unflinching belief in the power of journalism led Mariane to write about his disappearance, the intense effort to find him and his eventual murder in her memoir A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl. Six months pregnant when the ordeal began, she was carrying a son that Danny hoped to name Adam. She wrote the book to introduce Adam to the father he would never meet. Transcending religion, race and nationality, Mariane's courageous desire to rise above the bitterness and hatred that continues to plague this post 9/11 world, serves as the purest expression of the joy of life she and Danny shared.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about A Mighty Heart?

  1. Based on Pearl's memoir "A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl." Picked up in turnaround from Warner Bros., the film was originally set-up at the studio by then Plan B partners Pitt and Brad Grey.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making A Mighty Heart?

A look at the A Mighty Heart behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Michael Winterbottom last directed The Wedding Guest and The Trip to Spain.



Paramount Vantage

Production Company

Plan B Entertainment

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Production Timeline: When did the A Mighty Heart come together?

On or about December 31, 1969 • The film was in Completed status.

A Mighty Heart Release Date: When was it released?

A Mighty Heart was released in 2007 on Friday, June 22, 2007 There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including You Kill Me, September Dawn and 1408.
United States
June 22, 2007
June 22, 2007

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

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