MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 490 this week

The Weight of Chains (2010)

8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 2,989 users  
Reviews: 46 user | 2 critic

The Weight of Chains is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous ... See full summary »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 01 May 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 15 Sep 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 09 Dec 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Weight of Chains (2010)

The Weight of Chains (2010) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Weight of Chains.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.

Director: Edvins Snore
Stars: Jon Strickland, Vladimir Bukovsky, V.I. Lenin
Documentary | Short | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In a land under international supervision, in the heart of Europe, at the beginning of the 21st century, in Kosovo, one man attempts to expose human rights violations unlike anything you can imagine.

Director: Boris Malagurski
Third Reich: The Rise & Fall (TV Series 2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

THIRD REICH: THE RISE & FALL tells the story of Hitler's Germany through rarely seen films of the people who were there. Immersive and evocative, it takes viewers inside the Germany of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Adolf Hitler, Wibke Bruhns, Else Klamroth
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Finland's education system has consistently ranked among the best in the world for more than a decade. The puzzle is, why Finland? Documentary filmmaker, Bob Compton, along with Harvard ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Faust
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have ... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic
Stars: Dragan Bjelogrlic, Nikola Kojo, Dragan Maksimovic
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another from ... See full summary »

Directors: Loretta Alper, Jeremy Earp
Stars: Spiro Agnew, Christiane Amanpour, Peter Arnett
Beyond Treason (Video 2005)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This extremely powerful 89 minute film presents comprehensive documentation from United States Government archives of a massive cover-up, including military and civilian experimentation, ... See full summary »

Director: William Lewis
Stars: William Cohen, Matt Gonzalez, David Huxsoll
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A documentary analyzing the role of the modern American media and its effects on democracy.

Director: Robert Kane Pappas
Stars: Charles Lewis, Robert McChesney, Mark Crispin Miller
Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A story showing the 3 allied leader's, Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin's actions and relationships behind the scenes during World War 2. It isn't as friendly as it seems. Shows how close ... See full summary »

Stars: Aleksey Petrenko, Bob Gunton, Paul Humpoletz
Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Adolf Hitler, born in Braunau, one man who will change the history of the world forever. It follows his childhood to the death of his mother and his broken ambition to become an artist, ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Wise
Stars: Hermann Göring, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler
The Death of Yugoslavia (TV Series 1995)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Blagoje Adzic, Jasushi Akashi, Milan Aksentijevic
Documentary | History | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Through the socio-political overview of the problematic structure of fan clubs and football supporters in Serbia, this movie focuses on a particular case of an incident involving a French ... See full summary »

Directors: Boris Malagurski, Ivana Rajovic
Stars: Slobodan Batricevic, Radmila Dragicevic Dicic, Slobodan Georgijev
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Rade Aleksic ...
Himself
James Bissett ...
Himself
John Bosnitch ...
Himself
Michel Chossudovsky ...
Himself
Bosko Cirkovic ...
Himself
Vlade Divac ...
Himself
Slobodan Drakulic ...
Himself
Marko Francikovic ...
Himself
Blako Gabric ...
Himself
John Hawthorne ...
Himself
Branislav Lecic ...
Himself
Vesna Levar ...
Herself
Barry Lituchy ...
Himself
Lewis MacKenzie ...
Himself
Boris Malagurski ...
Narrator (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The Weight of Chains is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous European state - Yugoslavia. The film, bursting with rare stock footage never before seen by Western audiences, is a creative first-hand look at why the West intervened in the Yugoslav conflict, with an impressive roster of interviews with academics, diplomats, media personalities and ordinary citizens of the former Yugoslav republics. This film also presents positive stories from the Yugoslav wars - people helping each other regardless of their ethnic background, stories of bravery and self-sacrifice. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

19 February 2011 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Das Gewicht der Ketten  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
War's heroes are not the main leaders
11 February 2011 | by (AU) – See all my reviews

Great documentary! Shall we no more hear "What happened to Yugoslavia"! Love it that it is done in English with a plethora of people knowledgeable about this issue and not just people who second guess. Facts presented in this movie are too hard to ignore considering their sources and it is all well tied in with never-before-seen footage, chronology of the events and Boris's great sense of humor. The message being "real heroes are not the top heads who started the whole war, but rather every day people who didn't want the war" it is hard not to sit down and loose yourself in this movie and the history. May we have more coming from Boris. :)


83 of 142 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Textbook propaganda film by serbian nationalists Monkfish2001
Where was the legitimate press? spherical
It is hard to disagree with facts. tm0282
Weight of Chains 2 released Nov 2014 AimC
Discuss The Weight of Chains (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?