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Bhutto (2010)

Unrated | | Documentary, Biography | November 2010 (USA)
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A riveting documentary of the recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto, a polarizing figure in the Muslim world. Following in her father's footsteps as a pillar for democracy, Bhutto was ... See full summary »

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Aseefa Bhutto Zardari ...
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Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari ...
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari ...
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Asif Ali Zardari ...
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Sanam Bhutto ...
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Victoria Schofield ...
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Mark Siegel ...
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Tariq Ali ...
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Steve Coll ...
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Ahmed Ispahani ...
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Akbar Ahmed ...
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Christina Lamb ...
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Feroz Hassan Khan ...
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A riveting documentary of the recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto, a polarizing figure in the Muslim world. Following in her father's footsteps as a pillar for democracy, Bhutto was expected to dominate Pakistan's 2008 elections but the assassination sent Pakistan politics into turmoil. This major event sent shock waves throughout the world and transformed her from political messiah into a martyr for the common man. Written by Anonymous

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You can't murder a legacy.


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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$8,275 (USA) (3 December 2010)

Gross:

$100,009 (USA) (6 May 2011)
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The first cut of the film, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, listed Johnny O'Hara and Jessica Hernández as directors. Subsequent versions list the directors as Duane Baughman and Johnny O'Hara. See more »

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Powerful, Educational, Inspiring!
1 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just had the honor and pleasure of attending the screening in Washington DC in the National Geographic Theater.

After opening remarks from Speaker Nancy Pelosi to a capacity crowd of 400+ made up of members of Congress, State, USAID, press and the Ambassador of Pakistan and Benazir's sister we experienced a a film that I think exceeded all our expectations.

Currently playing in London and Pakistan, it is about to be released nationwide in 70 theaters across the US.

Additionally, it will air on PBS in 2011 as part of a Women's Week series of programming.

Judy Woodruff held a Q & A with the Director and Producer and did a write up here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/blog/2010/06/bhutto-doc.html <---go see the trailer.


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