Angelina Jolie Says 'Blood And Honey,' Book Are Worlds Apart

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 7:55 PM EST) -- Actress Angelina Jolie pressed a California federal judge Friday to dismiss a suit accusing her of ripping off a book set during the Bosnian War for her film “In the Land of Blood and Honey,” arguing the two works' elements are completely different.

Croatian author James J. Braddock’s book “Slamanje Duse” and the movie "In The Land of Blood and Honey," written and directed by Jolie, both depict love stories that take place in war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina during the early 1990s. But Jolie contends that...
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Case Information

Case Title

James J Braddock v. Angelina Jolie et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Dolly M. Gee

Date Filed

July 9, 2012

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