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Strip Search (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  27 April 2004 (USA)
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Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.

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Liu Tsung-Yuan
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John Scanlon
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Aaisha Bin Said
Raymond Anthony Thomas ...
Clerk (as Ray Anthony Thomas)
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Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.

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This film was the subject of much controversy. The original cut was 120 minutes but it was cut down to 56 minutes. It aired only once on HBO and further scheduled airings were canceled. See more »

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Titles are Pointless
5 May 2004 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie was quite a profound piece of work. It involved a very unique process of film making in which the same screenplay was used to tell two different stories. This process is supposed to invoke in the viewer that the viewer shows sympathy for one character but not for another. When I watched it I consciously knew that it was the same words being spoken but then yet I did not understand why I felt sympathy for one character but not for the other speaking the same words. This is a very good movie to watch in the post 9/11 world in which the way America treats the rest of the world. Quite frankly I believe Americans(I being one of them) do not treat the rest of the world with enough respect and we disregard any of their thoughts. This movie shows the American viewer how a foreigner might see America. This movie totally blew me away. It is dumbfounding.


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