04/15/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Colin Farrell Visits Srebrenica For Role: I Felt Sick

Irish actor Colin Farrell toured Bosnia this weekend to get a feel of how it was to be a reporter during the 1992-95 war, in preparation for a new film.

Farrell first went to the eastern town of Srebrenica where some 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed after it fell to Bosnian Serb forces in July 1995.

"I felt sick," Farrell told Reuters after visiting the cemetery for the victims of the massacre, regarded as Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.

"It is hard to describe how obviously the air and the land has been poisoned by the act of killing 8,000 people in the space of a day. But you really do get the sense of the pain and the loss and I am sad, I really am sad."

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