A Mighty Heart (2007) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Mighty Heart

Michael Winterbottom, 2007

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A Mighty Heart
Mariane Pearl, 2003

A Mighty Heart is a movie directed by Michael Winterbottom in 2007 and based on the book A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband, Danny Pearl by Mariane Pearl, first published in 2003. The movie features Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman, Will Patton, Denis O’Hare, Archie Panjabi, Adnan Siddiqui, and others.

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RATING

6.6

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Movie Poster: A Mighty Heart (Michael Winterbottom, 2007)

8.1

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Book Cover: A Mighty Heart (Mariane Pearl, 2003)

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Audiobook cover of A Mighty Heart, the 2003 book by Mariane Pearl.

A Mighty Heart

Read by: Mariane Pearl

Storyline

Pearl was kidnapped in Karachi by supporters of Omar Sheikh. The movie also covers efforts by Pakistan’s Security Forces, Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service to track the kidnappers and bring them to justice. Sheikh claimed responsibility for kidnapping and beheading Pearl in 2002. He was captured and convicted but is appealing the ruling.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Mighty Heart, the 2007 movie by Michael Winterbottom

Year

2007

Minutes

108

Movie Rate

6.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Mighty Heart

Country: USA

Year: 2007

Length: 1h48m

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Cover of A Mighty Heart, the 2003 book by Mariane Pearl

Year

2003

Pages

288

Book Rate

8.14

S: Goodreads

Book

A Mighty Heart

Subtitle: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband, Danny Pearl

Country: France

First published in: 2003

Length: 288 pages

Genre: Biography

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