Watch the Trailer for Angelina Jolie's Directorial Debut

Entertainment Oct. 21, 2011 AT 10:33AM

Angelina Jolie's directorial debut is almost ready to hit theaters.

A trailer for the star's latest effort, In the Land of Blood & Honey, hit the web this week, two months ahead of the film's December 23 release date.

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In the romantic drama, a Serbian man (Goran Kostic) falls in love with a Bosnian-Muslim woman (Zana Marjanovic) before 1992's Bosnian War separates them.

"The film is specific to the Bosnian War, but it's also universal," Jolie, 36, has said. "I wanted to tell a story of how human relationships and behavior are deeply affected by living in side a war."

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Though the Oscar winner does not appear in the film, it features a cast of local citizens, many of whom were children of war in the '90s.

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"The former Yugoslavia has a rich history of dramatic arts. The cast was extraordinary," Jolie, who also wrote the film, said. "I was privileged and honored to work with them and I am very excited for everyone to see their immense talent."

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