Nick Broomfield met Hsiao Hung Pai, a journalist who was working for the Guardian, when making his feature film 'Ghosts' (about the Morecambe Bay Chinese Cockle Pickers ). As an experiment ... See full summary »
A documentary crew from the BBC arrives in L.A. intent on interviewing Heidi Fleiss, a year after her arrest for running a brothel but before her trial. Several months elapse before the ... See full summary »
Nick Broomfield's second documentary on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing six men in the state of Florida. This second installment includes the filmmaker's testimony at Wournous's trial.
Broomfield revisits his classic and lethal documentary on the Boer separatist Eugene Terre'Blanche, THE LEADER, HIS DRIVER AND THE DRIVER'S WIFE. This time, he had to go back in disguise, ... See full summary »
An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of a U.S. Marine killed by a roadside bomb. The movie follows the story of the Marines of Kilo Company, an Iraqi family, and the insurgents who plant the roadside bomb.
From the award-winning Director, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife portrays the sinister and comic sides of Eugene Terre'Blanche, leader of the neo-Nazi AWB Afrikaner Party in South Africa.
In this movie Nick Broomfield tells an interesting story. Actually I was at the showing at TIFF where he had to dodge banana peels to get into the theatre. It was interesting as he travelled around Alaska her friends and family wanted to talk with him, seeking fame and fortune, or so it appears. At one point we see what happens when Sarah's people figure out what is going on. He made a number of attempts to let her tell her side of the story, but judging by the way she has been portrayed by the media it is easy to assume she would not make an appearance. Even after saying that she will be talking to him.
It is an very different perspective from our goof friend Michael Moore in that Nick is less confrontational in his approach. It is also very scary to imagine that so many people supported her at one point and to some degree still do. How disillusioned are they with politics and the democratic process that they have decided to pit their faith and hope in her hands. This that are presented in this movie are very disturbing and make me wonder if she could have ever got away with half the things she did in places like California, New York or Massachusetts.
See for yourself after yourself, but I can assure you. After seeing Sarah Palin: You Betcha. You wont be the same.
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