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9/11: The Falling Man (2006)

PG-13 | | Documentary | TV Movie 16 March 2006
The Falling Man is a documentary that examines one of the many images that were circulated by the press immediately after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. The ... See full summary »

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Henry Singer

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Tom Junod (based on an article by)
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Steven Mackintosh ... Narrator (voice)
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The Falling Man is a documentary that examines one of the many images that were circulated by the press immediately after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. The image in question can be seen above on the cover of the disc. It shows a man plummeting headfirst to the ground, having leapt from the burning towers. After touching on the events of the day and how the nation reacted, the program focuses specifically on this image, the photographer who took it, its subsequent circulation, the public's reaction to it and why it was later deemed UN-newsworthy. Written by waomdb.blogspot.com

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Gwendolyn Briley-Strand: Did that person have so much faith that he knew God would catch him, or was he so afraid to experience the end up there? That's something I'll never know, because that happened to him.
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History or personnal tragedy?
14 September 2018 | by cinecephaleSee all my reviews

Very interesting to make a film about a single photo, its an original approach to 911. For the life of me, I cant understand why the so-called jumpers were morally condamned by some people, and ignored by many. They were victims too, no matter how they died. The film tries to explain that, but it doesnt dig deep past a few people personal quest. Those people are very generous and courageous to speak about their loved one. But the film is too cautious to lead to a real reflexion about history and its narrative.


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16 March 2006 (UK) See more »

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