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Sergio (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | January 2009 (USA)
A look at the life and work of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sergio Vieira de Mello, and the rescue operation when he was trapped and injured by a bomb explosion at UN headquarters in Baghdad.

Director:

Greg Barker
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tony Blair ... Himself
Paul Bremer Paul Bremer ... Himself
Gilda Vieira de Mello Gilda Vieira de Mello ... Herself
Sérgio Vieira de Mello Sérgio Vieira de Mello ... Himself (archive footage)
Peter Galbraith Peter Galbraith ... Himself
Richard Holbrooke ... Himself
Sergio Kato ... Production assistant
Gaby Pichon Gaby Pichon ... Himself
Samantha Power ... Herself
Condoleezza Rice ... Herself
Ghassan Salame Ghassan Salame ... Himself
William von Zehle William von Zehle ... William von Zehle
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Charismatic, charming and complex, Sergio Vieira de Mello was the world's go-to guy, a man who could descend into the most dangerous places, charm the worst war criminals, and somehow protect the lives of the ordinary people to whom he'd devoted his life. SERGIO tells the story of his most treacherous mission ever...a mission in which his own life hangs in the balance. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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January 2009 (USA) See more »

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Chasing the Flame See more »

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