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Attack on Darfur (2009)
"Darfur" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  29 April 2010 (Germany)
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American journalists in Sudan are confronted with the dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or to stay behind and help some of the victims they have encountered.

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Malin Lausberg
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Theo Schwartz
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Ted Duncan
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Captain Jack Tobamke
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Halima
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Munira
Tshegofatso Mashao ...
Sumah
Thando Sibeko ...
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Yolanda Msimanga ...
Mende
Tauriq Jenkins ...
Musa
Olise Ikechukwu ...
Mohammed - Yusuf's Son (as Ikechukwu Olise)
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American journalists in Sudan are confronted with the dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or to stay behind and help some of the victims they have encountered.

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Rated R for strong disturbing depiction of atrocities including rape and infanticide, and language | See all certifications »

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In Canada, the filmmakers made a deal with STAND Canada, which is Canada's leading organization for youth led anti-genocide advocacy and activism. The film was given a ten-city tour across the country, which included Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Edmonton. See more »

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[from trailer]
Bob Smith: If you give him a weapon that is a death sentence!
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References Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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Bring It Easy
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Words and Music by Stevie Salas
Published by Hella Stevie Salas Songs (BMI)
Produced by Stevie Salas for South Apache Costa Rica
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Hats off to Uwe Boll
3 October 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I would have never expected Uwe Boll to pull this off. This is an important movie that uses similar methods like Stoic to transport a dark subject into the viewers minds. I always considered Bolls takes on serious matters as a cash off (like the despicable PETA reference in Seed) but with Darfur I think the motivation came from the heart. I am all for showing things like they are and not sugarcoating reality... you really have to hit people with a sledgehammer to make them look at issues they'd rather not look at. Hats off to Uwe Boll for Darfur and the massively underrated Stoic. There is still too many haters around (and believe me I used to be one too) but with so many good movies lately (um... except the ridiculous Final Storm of course) I hope people start accepting Bolls output for what it is and not put a tag on it. This is a well done movie, so don't bitch about the shaky cam style... its in there for a reason and along with the improvised style adds to the realism of it. Both movies Darfur and Stoic managed taking extreme subjects and making people take decisions in these situations in a way that anyone can relate to, no matter how distant these situations are to his real life... and I think this is quite an achievement.


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