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Quebrando o Tabu (2011)

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Documentary uncovering the failure of the UN sanctioned war on drugs.

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Credited cast:
Fran Boyd Andrews ...
Himself - Former Drug Addict
Brenda Blom ...
Herself - Community Lawyer, Baltimore
Fernando Henrique Cardoso ...
Himself - President of Brazil, 1995 - 2002
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Himself - US President, 1977 - 1981
Jorge Castañeda ...
Himself - Secreatary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico 2000 - 2003
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Himself - US President, 1993 - 2001
Paulo Coelho ...
Himself - Novelist
Richard Dannatt ...
Himself - British Army, 1971 - 2009 (as General Sir Richard Dannatt)
Ruth Dreifuss ...
Herself - President of Switzerland, 1999
Robert DuPont ...
Himself - White House Drug Czar, 1973 - 1977 (as Dr Robert DuPont)
Amanda Feilding ...
Herself - Beckley Foundation for Drug Policy Research (as Lady Amanda Feilding)
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Narrator
Rob Gallimore ...
Himself - British Army, 1995 - 2011 (as Major Rob Gallimore)
...
Himself
César Gaviria ...
Himself - President of Colombia, 1990 - 1994
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Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this groundbreaking new documentary uncovers the UN sanctioned war on drugs, charting its origins and its devastating impact on countries like the USA, Colombia and Russia. Featuring prominent statesmen including Presidents Clinton and Carter, the film follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo and expose the biggest failure of global policy in the last 50 years. Written by Sundog Pictures

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7 December 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Breaking the Taboo  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Tony Papa has the closing line of the film that was so poignant it was used on the movie poster to capture the essence of the directors point of the madness of the global war on drugs. See more »

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Tony Papa: If you can't control drug use in a maximum security prison, how can you control drug use in a free society
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Dirty Rainbows
(original song)
Written by David Byrne
Performed by David Byrne
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