After a failed assassination attempt, a soldier finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical tolls of the treacherous conditions.
In the middle of the desert, an area filled with 33 million blast mines scattered everywhere, marine sniper Sergeant Mike Stevens is on a mission to locate and neutralize the leader of a terrorist cell. After three months and six days in the desert, one single moment of hesitation is enough to blow the entire mission, and now Sergeant Stevens is stranded in a hostile guerrilla territory all alone, and to make matters worse, with his left foot on an active mine. Against the harsh environment, without water, the sergeant must stay glued to the spot and use his Marine training, his resourcefulness and his perseverance for the next 52 hours until a convoy arrives in his area. Between the scalding heat of the day and the freezing cold of the night, if Sergeant Stevens wants to survive, he must fight not only the mighty forces of nature but also the greatest adversary of them all: himself.Written by
The movie was shot in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. See more »
Both Marines are carrying metal canteens, which haven't been carried by U.S. troops for a half century. Even the fact that they're using canteens is an anachronism, because most troops used Camelbaks instead -- and the clear plastic drinking tube for the spotter's Camelbak is clearly visible on his left shoulder. See more »
This film tells the story of a soldier who is sent to the desert for an assassination mission. He fails the mission, and is stranded in the desert. After he steps on a mine, he has to stay still and stay alive until a the rescue convoy arrives.
"Mine" tells a story of determination and a huge battle for survival. It is not easy to find the mental strength to live on in such harsh and threatening conditions. The plot tells an eventful and thrilling time in the desert, and I applaud his strong will to live. It would have been so easy to give up. I think the story is inspirational. I enjoyed the film.
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