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Check out this interview by Nightline's Martha Raddatz with "Zero Dark Thirty" director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, in which the two talk about the controversy surrounding classified information that arose before the film began shooting, meticulously recreating the house in Abbottobad, the amazing woman at the center of the hunt for Bin Laden and more. Highlights and a segment of the interview are below. Check out our "Zero Dark Thirty" review and Bigelow/Boal/Cast Q & A  here. Boal on the investigation begun mid-film about the use of classified information: "I certainly did a lot of homework, but I never asked for classified material. To my knowledge, I never received any... There were major players in the Republican party characterizing the script and the movie before I had even written it." Bigelow on recreating the house in Abbottobad, tile by tile: "Everything that we could find from that »


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