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Redacted (2007)

 -  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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Storyline

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

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soldier | murder | iraq | rape | found footage | See more »

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Truth is the first casualty of war.

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Crime | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Angel Salazar's video camera, as shown in the opening scene, is a small, cheap camcorder. However, during the scene where Master Sergeant Sweet is introduced, the camera's shadow suggests a much larger high-end HD camera with wide lens and external microphone is being used. See more »

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My view on Redacted
4 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one truly powerful (for lack of better a word) film. I am left dumbfounded and virtually speechless. Of course we all are aware of the horrific tragedy of war, but this film really showed me that what I had in mind is a "G" rated version. Everyone needs to see this film so we can all truly understand what our men and women are going though. It really brings you there with them and lets you see what they see on a daily basis. Not only does it focus on Americans, but it looks into what the Iraqi's are going through as well. This war is not a pretty picture, and though this film documents the disturbing realism of war, please watch it. It's films like this that make a difference and spark change.


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