11/30/2012 01:00 pm ET

'Zero Dark Thirty' Clip: SEAL Team Six Takes Off (VIDEO)

"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's outstanding new film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, features one of the most intense sequences of 2012: the raid on bin Laden's fortified compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

In this brand new clip from "Zero Dark Thirty," the SEALs -- led by actor Joel Edgerton -- take off for bin Laden's home, all while CIA analyst Maya (Jessica Chastain) watches. Maya is the key character in "Zero Dark Thirty," a government official who refused to rest in her quest for bin Laden. Oscar-winning screenwriter Mark Boal -- who did extensive research for the film, but apparently did not receive classified information from the Obama administration as had been previously reported -- based Maya on a real-life female CIA staffer.

Watch the "Zero Dark Thirty" clip -- which HuffPost Entertainment is debuting with sister site Moviefone -- above. The film arrives in limited release on Dec. 19 before opening nationwide on Jan. 11, 2013.

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