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The Water Diviner Synopsis
Starring Russell Crowe (GLADIATOR, A BEAUTIFUL MIND) and Olga Kurylenko (OBLIVION, QUANTUM OF SOLACE), THE WATER DIVINER is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I.
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The Water Diviner

By dearone345
Great movie based on what might have been a true story (a war record that mentioned that only one father came looking for his sons' at Gallipoli after the war). Great acting, cast, and war scenes. It...

Absolute Travesty

By nbabicz
This movie might as well be used as a propaganda piece for the Turkish government. Not only is there NO mention of the Armenian Genocide (which occurred IN TURKEY during the time period of the movie,...

Biased, not historically honest

By pbigelow6
Characterizing this as "inspired by a true story" seems a little thin, when the only reference I can find is a reference that only one father came looking for his sons after the Battle of Gallipolli...

Water Diviner

By jefnheln
Excellent, wonderful; a must see; great job directing Russel Crowe! Inspired by true story and a truly inspiring story it is....

Loved it

By acozby
Loved Russell Crowe. Loved the story line! Not a perfect movie but a very enjoyable movie!...

Superb

By coldancalifornia
Terrific acting with frequent unexpected twists. Go see it....

Russell Crowe at his best

By zeggy42
An excellent movie which combines showing the horrors of war and the love of a father for his family. A must see movie with great acting by Crowe and the rest of the cast. It is also a beautiful film...

what load of crap

By shah11417
we walked out mid way..so boring...

The Water Deviner

By mhunter2491
Loved it!...

fascinating period piece

By shellyagale
Far different from anything else in the theatres this day - hopefully, this will get a broader release. Partly set in Istanbul (gorgeous!), this intertwines world events with family and love. Truly...

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Rated R | For Some Disturbing Images and War Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Violent WWI-era drama wastes story's potential.
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