Watch ‘Lord of War’ Tonight on BBC
Tonight, at 00:35 the BBC will broadcast the film Lord of War, with Nicolas Cage as arms dealer Yuri Orlov. The film was officially endorsed by Amnesty International for highlighting the arms trafficking by the international arms industry. This satirical action thriller is set in the world of black market arms dealing, following a gunrunner from humble beginnings in Little Odessa to a millionaire lifestyle supplying weapons to global trouble spots. While dealing with an African dictator, he is pursued by a relentless Interpol agent and begins to have doubts about the morality of his profession. Amnesty is currently campaigning against the dealing in arms. Check http://www.amnesty.nl/wapenhandel for more information.