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2 November 2006 (USA) See more »
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Directed by
Simon Ardizzone 
Russell Michaels 
Produced by
Simon Ardizzone .... producer
Robert Carrillo Cohen .... producer
Sian Edwards .... executive producer
Alice Henty .... line producer
John Hoffman .... supervising producer: HBO
Earl Katz .... executive producer
Russell Michaels .... producer
Sheila Nevins .... executive producer: HBO
Sarah Teale .... executive producer
Piers Vellacott .... consulting producer
Original Music by
Tuomas Kantelinen 
Wayne Kramer (co-composer)
Film Editing by
Sasha Olswang 
Sound Department
Steve Borne .... sound editor
Bill Tayman .... dubbing
Camera and Electrical Department
Simon Ardizzone .... camera operator
Robert Carrillo Cohen .... camera operator
Michael Ford .... additional camerawork
Mike Kash .... additional camerawork
Jeffrey H. Kirkby .... additional camerawork (as Jeffrey Kirkby)
Penny Little .... additional camerawork
Rick Manzanero .... additional camerawork
Wal Ozello .... additional camerawork
Andy Schocken .... additional camerawork
Kathleen Wynne .... additional camerawork
Editorial Department
Ester Brym .... assistant editor (as Ester Brymova)
Will Cox .... colorist
Ray Frawley .... additional editor
Patrick Gambuti Jr. .... additional editor
Luis Ortiz Guillen .... additional editor (as Luiz Ortiz Guillen)
Marco Jackson .... additional editor
Sandy Patch .... on-line editor
Music Department
Panu Aaltio .... assistant to composer
Kustaa Kantelinen .... musician: additional guitars
Margaret Saadi Kramer .... music consultant
Other crew
Pat Broxson .... production accountant
Jimmy Choi .... head of production
Alan Effron .... legal
Andrew Goulet .... production assistant
Douglas W. Jones .... technical advisor
Tom Larochelle .... production assistant
Russell Michaels .... researcher
Elias Millward .... production coordinator
Julia Mueller .... production assistant
Fred Silverman .... production advisor
Judy Tucker .... production accountant
Jaime Wolf .... legal

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!, 5 August 2008
Author: lordkhuzdul from Turkey

Aah, finally, a serious documentary (not the sensational conspiracy theory type American audiences seem to prefer) about the dangerous cracks in American democracy! Maybe, finally, it can get a few points across amongst the American audiences. I sincerely wish some similar people could do a documentary about what is really happening in Iraq. Then you would understand why the rest of the world is at best annoyed with, and at worst full of hatred against the United States.

Wake up and smell the coffee, my American friends! Good morning to you from Middle East! You should clean up your own house before trying to bring 'freedom' and 'democracy' over here. You have a dirty kitchen, and thus, your brand of 'freedom and democracy' is not very healthy for us.

So get up and start cleaning... and maybe we could have some peace and quiet over here while you're busy with that.

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