Angelina Jolie is making her directorial debut with the new film In the Land of Blood and Honey. The film is set during the Bosnian War of the 1990s which tore apart the Balkan region of Eastern Europe. It tells the story of Danijel (Goran Kostic) and Ajla (Zana Marjanovic). Danijel is a soldier fighting for the Serbs, and Ajla who is a Bosnian captive in the camp that Danijel oversees. The two knew each other before the war and could have found love. However, the war turns their relationship dark and neither knows the others motives or allegiances.
Look for In the Land of Blood and Honey in theaters on December 23rd, 2011.