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Redacted (2007)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, War  |  16 November 2007 (Spain)
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The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Angel Salazar
Rob Devaney ...
Lawyer McCoy
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Master Sergeant Sweet
Anas Wellman ...
Soldier (as Anas 'Tipsy' Wellman)
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Sergeant Jim Vasquez
Yanal Kassay ...
Soldier
Dhiaa Khalil ...
Soldier
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Gabe Blix / Criminal Investigation Agent #2
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B.B. Rush
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Reno Flake
Qazi Freihat ...
Hadi
Adel Odai ...
Interpreter
Helen Zamel ...
Date Girl
Hiyam Abdel Karim ...
Pregnant Woman
Issam Shamary ...
Pregnant Woman's Brother
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A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Truth is the first casualty of war.

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Crime | Drama | War

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Rated R for strong disturbing violent content including a rape, pervasive language and some sexual references/images | See all certifications »
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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,628 (USA) (16 November 2007)

Gross:

$65,087 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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The film was financed by Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team. See more »

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The U.S. Army soldiers in the film are all seen wearing the PASGT helmet, which was phased out of the U.S. Army and replaced with the MICH/ACH shortly before when the time period in which movie takes place, mid-2006. See more »

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References The Wild Bunch (1969) See more »

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We Got That Thing
Written by Coco Crisp (as Covelli 'Coco' Crisp) & Scott Schorr
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Not a film for pop-corn lovers
20 February 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I've read all the reviews above...... The American ones are thumbing down the film; and the rest of the world giving thumbs up... I join the latter group.... A courageous film (not a movie!); says what it wants to say in an understandable, simple way and yet becomes very moving.... This is not a film for people from NYC or Texas (see the very first reviews above); let them go to see the Transformers or Jumper; who'd rather sit back with a half a gallon soda in one hand and bucket of popcorn in the other and enjoy mindless flicks.. Finally an American filmmaker came up with a thinking-man's film and he is to be congratulated.. This film should be prized and shown to every war-blind and ignorant American who still blindly support the invasion of Iraq. Of course it is not a perfect film (one can never make a perfect film over such a horrible story) but yet very moving and pushing one to think over the empty definitions of NeoCons over democracy, freedom; liberty and humanity... A companion piece to In the Valley of Elah, I should say, and very well done Mr DaPalma...


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