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A Journal for Jordan

A soldier in Iraq writes a journal of love and advice for his son, touching on the importance of family.


Why watch this film?

This movie has elements that can move many people: romance, sensitivity, hints of humor and a prolific hero. Charles Monroe King was a man who loved his family and was killed during a military operation. Before this sad destiny, he wrote a journal with the idea of telling his son about his life. 'A Journal for Jordan' may not be a memorable production, but it certainly brings a beautiful and emotional story. It is important to mention that the feature film is directed by Denzel Washington, who does a good job, and the great highlight is Michael B. Jordan as the protagonist.



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Plot summary

Based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King, a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.

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Where to watch?

Available at home