Lord of War (2005)Year: 2005
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto
This film charts the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa, selling guns to gangsters in his neighborhood, by his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence the early 90s, where he formed a partnership with African leaders and his psychotic son. The film also charts his relationship through the years with his younger brother, his marriage to a famous model, his relentless pursuit by a determined federal agent and his inner demons after between his pursuit of success and the immorality what he does fluctuate.