Both uproaringly funny and unerringly cautionary, Broomfield's behind-the-scenes document of the making of a musical becomes a ceremonious unmaking-of as egos, budgets and general calamity ... See full summary »
Set in Liverpool in 1979, this documentary follows the tenants of a housing estate as they go about their everyday lives, leading up to going on rent. We get a glimpse of the human struggle behind a national scandal.
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.
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 »
This documentary looks at Aileen Wuornos convicted of killing 7 men while working as a prostitute in Florida. This is actually the second Wuornos documentary made by this group the first ... See full summary »
it's a lot more powerful for its dispassionate approach, the reviews written here are excellent, not much more to add. I guess this film is available online from bootleg sources that sell a really good print of it on DVD quite cheaply, but you won't find it anywhere else. I'm sure I've seen some of NBs other films, I don't recall him as an "onscreen provocateur" in the Aileen Wouranous (sic) film... But this movie as someone has said, shows the great power of using pure cinema without a michael moore personality getting doing schtick which the world is all carried away with now to the detriment of the documentary form for sure.
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