A young woman hopes to become more than just a small town memory in the upcoming military drama Camp X-Ray. Kristen Stewart stars as Amy Cole, who seeks out a career in the army, only to end up as a guard standing watch over Guantanamo Bay. She soon conforms to her surroundings while striking up an unusual relationship with one of the prisoners, played by Payman Maadi. Confronted with his torture at the hands of her comrades, will she be able to survive her own experiences within this notorious detention camp?
In the October 17 release, a young woman (Stewart) joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees. A story of two people, on opposite sides of a war, struggling to find their way through the ethical quagmire of Guantanamo Bay. And in the process, they form an unlikely bond that changes them both.