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9/11 (2002)

TV-PG | | Documentary | TV Movie 10 March 2002
A real life documentary following the events of September 11 from an insider's view, through the lens of James Hanlon and two French filmmakers who were in Manhattan that one day.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tony Benatatos ...
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Jamal Braithwaite ...
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Joseph Pfeifer ...
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Tom Spinard ...
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Dennis Tardio ...
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Storyline

On September 11, 2001, filmmaker James Hanlon and Jules and Gedeon Naudet were filming a documentary on a rookie New York City firefighter when they noticed a plane overhead. That plane would hit the World Trade Center. They rushed immediately to the scene. James Hanlon and the Naudets filmed throughout Sept. 11 and the days afterward from the firemen's perspective, as it became clear to them that this was the only known footage from inside the Twin Towers that day. Written by Brian Henke <Cincy43235@aol.com>

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Trivia

Had the largest audience ever for a TV Documentary - 39 million viewers - when broadcast on CBS on 10 March 2002, six months after the attack. See more »

Goofs

When firefighter Tony Benatatos is angrily commenting about the attack on the Pentagon, the clock above him reads exactly 9:30. The attack on the Pentagon did not occur until 9:37. See more »

Quotes

[about Tony, the rookie]
James Hanlon: Don't get me wrong, there were fires... just not when Tony was on duty. The kid was one VERY white cloud.
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References The Towering Inferno (1974) See more »

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This is NOT propaganda
17 December 2002 | by (Eindhoven, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I must admit that I was very sceptical about this documentary. I was expecting it to be the kind of All American Propaganda that we here in Europe dislike so much. I was wrong. This is NOT propaganda, in fact it is hardly political at all.

It depicts the events of 9/11 through the eyes of the firefighters called to the scene just after the planes crashed. It is an amazing coinsidence that this documentary was filmed at all! This film was initially shot as a documnetary about a rookie NY firefighter becoming "a man". We can only thank the film makers that they continued their work during the terrible ordeal that faced them.

A great piece of work. Absolutely stunning material. Highly recommended.

Regards,


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