Sand Castle

  • Directed by:
    Fernando Coimbra
  • Produced by:
    Mark Gordon, Justin Nappi, Ben Pugh
  • Written by:
    Chris Roessner
  • Other cast:
    Logan Marshall-Green, Henry Cavill, Glen Powell
  • Music by:
    Adam Peters
  • Release Date:
    April 21, 2017
  • Runtime:
    113 mins
  • Studios:
    42, Treehouse Pictures, Netflix


Set in Iraq in 2003, Sand Castle follows a group of American soldiers in the early days of the second Gulf War. Bearing witness to the heat and the horror is the inexperienced Private Matt Ocre, who together with several fellow soldiers is ordered to the outskirts of Baqubah to repair a water pumping station damaged by U.S. bombs. But as Ocre discovers, in an atmosphere where resentment and anger fester, trying to win the hearts and minds of the locals is a task fraught with danger. It’s here, in the streets, squares and schools that he discovers the true cost of war.

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