Eminent Law scholar Meg is back for Jude-Ly with her pick, the epic war romance Cold Mountain (2003). Despite the main characters being apart for the vast majority of the film, there is opportunity for rich discussion about their emotions and motivations. With this being Diana’s first watch, she agrees that this is an expertly crafted movie, but didn’t fully appreciate its relentless nature.
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart. Stars Jude Law, Nicole Kidman,Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Donald Sutherland, Ray Winstone, Kathy Baker, James Gammon, Charlie Hunnam, Jack White, Ethan Suplee, and tiny roles for Jena Malone, Lucas Black, James Rebhorn, Emily Deschanel, and Cillian Murphy. (from IMDb.com)
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