The Pale Blue Eye West Point stars Christian Bale as a resigned detective hired to discreetly investigate the horrific murder of a rookie. Hampered by the code of silence among the cadets, he hires one to solve the case: a boy who will be known to the world as Edgar Allan Poe.
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This is the plot of the film set in West Point in 1830. In the early hours of a winter morning, the body of a cadet is found. But after the body arrives at the morgue, tragedy turns brutal when it is discovered that the boy’s heart has been precisely removed. Fearing irreparable damage to the newly inaugurated military academy, the directors turn to local detective Augustus Landor to solve the murder.
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Hampered by the code of silence among the recruits, Landor hires one of their own to carry out the investigation, an eccentric cadet named Edgar Allan Poe who despises the rigidity of the military world and loves poetry.
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Based on the novel by Louis Bayard, THE PALE BLUE EYE is directed by Scott Cooper and stars an extraordinary supporting cast including Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Hadley Robinson, Timothy Spall and Robert Duvall.