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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aseefa Bhutto Zardari ...
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Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari ...
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari ...
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Asif Ali Zardari ...
Himself (as President Asif Ali Zardari)
Sanam Bhutto ...
Herself (as Sanam 'Sunny' Bhutto)
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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Peter Galbraith ...
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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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$8,275 (USA) (3 December 2010)

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$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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No insights what so ever. Good as a rubber necking experience for those unfamiliar.
22 October 2012 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

I was pretty excited when I heard that a movie called Bhutto had been made. But this film is extremely disappointing. I'm sure people who know nothing of Bhutto will learn something, and perhaps the movie will appear novel to them. But this movie is a cursory examination of Bhutto. Go read the Wikipedia article on her and you will probably learn more.

The film does take you through her life, but I found nothing of real interest there. There is no character analysis, so investigation of any controversy, no nothing. It's like its a high school students history essay on Bhutto.


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