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Lake of Fire (2006)

Unrated | | Documentary | 3 October 2007 (USA)
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A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate.

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Tony Kaye

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Tony Kaye (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bill Baird Bill Baird ... Himself - Activist
Flip Benham Flip Benham ... Himself - Director, Operation Rescue National
Dallas Blanchard Dallas Blanchard ... Himself - Professor of Sociology, University of West Florida
John Britton John Britton ... Himself - Ladies Health Center, Pensacola (as Dr. John Britton)
Pat Buchanan ... Himself - Republican Presidential Candidate
John Burt John Burt ... Himself - Activist
Andrew Cabot Andrew Cabot ... Himself - Activist
Noam Chomsky ... Himself - Professor of Linguistics, MIT
Frederick Clarkson Frederick Clarkson ... Himself - Author
Alan M. Dershowitz ... Himself - Professor of Law, Harvard (as Alan Dershowitz)
Joycelyn Elders ... Herself - Surgeon General, 1993-1994 (archive footage)
Kevin Fitzpatrick Kevin Fitzpatrick ... Himself - Department of Sociology, University of Alabama (as Prof. Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Mary Lou Greenberg Mary Lou Greenberg ... Herself - Refuse and Resist
Michael F. Griffin Michael F. Griffin ... Himself - Convicted of Abortion Related Murder
David Gunn Jr. David Gunn Jr. ... Himself - Son of David Gunn
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A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate.

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Documentary

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Огненное озеро See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,559, 7 October 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$21,297, 4 November 2007
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The film premiered at TIFF in Canada. See more »

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Noam Chomsky: You are not going to get the answers from holy texts. You are not going to get the answers from biologists. These are matters of human concern that have to be discussed seriously...
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Remarkable
11 September 2006 | by vandergraafn2See all my reviews

Caveat: I have been a pro-choice activist for many years in my home country of Canada, and attended the "March for Women's Lives" in Washington D.C. in 2004. Obviously I have a pretty solid opinion on this issue, but below I have tried to just talk about the film itself.

I saw this a couple of days ago at the Toronto Film Festival. I think it is an unflinching look at the how the battle over abortion rights has played out in the United States over the last 15 years or so. It was intended to be unbiased, an even-handed look at both sides of the issue. By and large, I think Kaye succeeded at this, but I would very much like to attend a screening of this film before an audience of committed pro-lifers to see what they think of it. I couldn't help but think that nearly all the pro-lifers interviewed came across as deeply disturbed, with a couple of exceptions.

The film clocks in at over two and a half hours and could easily loose 30 minutes without taking away from the impact of the film. Similarly it ends dreadfully - overblown music and an utterly inconsequential shot - the director having missed the perfect spot to end it 5 minutes beforehand.

Shot entirely in black and white, there are several moments of stunning beauty, contrasting with the frequently dull and suburban backgrounds in which such a passionate battle is being waged by both sides.

Overall I would definitely recommend this film, but only after it is re-edited from its present version.

A last note: Tony Kaye was present at the screening and gave an utterly bizarre performance during the Q&A at the end of the movie. He stood at the mike, rubbing his face vigorously, making little sense and often at a loss for words. We were planning to ask questions but he was so out of it that we decided not to waste our time!


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