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102 Minutes That Changed America (2008)

The morning of September 11, 2001 is shown through multiple video cameras in New York City, from the moment the first WTC tower is hit until after both towers collapse.
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Cast overview:
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive sound)
Joe Napolitano Joe Napolitano ... Himself - Interviewe
Kelly Edwards Kelly Edwards ... Herself - Reporter (archive sound)
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The September 11 terrorist attacks seen by the eyes of New York citizens. All videos are recorded with common people's cameras from the moments that anticipate the impact of the first plane,till the collapse of the WTC 1 and 2. There couldn't be a more realistic way to show one of the worst and saddest moment of modern era of the United States history; the 102 minutes that changed an entire continent are completely narrated by the people who have directly lived that frightening day. Written by Evandro Martirano

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English

Release Date:

11 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

102 Minutes That Changed the World See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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All the movie is a real compilation of amateur footage about more of 100 people who were in the World Trade Center and around, with no narrators nor interviews. Most part of the images and conversations were unused for the public eye, no seen previously in TV News nor other documentaries. See more »

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Featured in Gogglebox: Episode #4.2 (2014) See more »

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Horrifying Yet Worthy
21 May 2012 | by anakinahsokageek18See all my reviews

I saw this for the first time a year ago and until I saw this, I never knew how horrible 9/11 was for I was only 9 years old. Seeing this made my heart stop and start nonstop, my hair stand up on end, and adrenaline rushing through me. And although I had nothing related to 9/11, just seeing this made me feel that I do. I've watched other documentaries after I saw this and none of them were as educational as this one. I would definitely recommend this to someone who doesn't know how horrible that day was. And I have to give the crew members an A+ on the sound editing and on how they arranged all the recorded footage into the film to make an actual timeline.


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