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The Weight of Chains is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Rade Aleksic Rade Aleksic ... Himself
James Bissett James Bissett ... Himself
John Bosnitch John Bosnitch ... Himself
Michel Chossudovsky Michel Chossudovsky ... Himself
Bosko Cirkovic Bosko Cirkovic ... Himself
Vlade Divac ... Himself
Slobodan Drakulic Slobodan Drakulic ... Himself
Marko Francikovic Marko Francikovic ... Himself
Blako Gabric Blako Gabric ... Himself
John Hawthorne John Hawthorne ... Himself
Branislav Lecic Branislav Lecic ... Himself
Vesna Levar Vesna Levar ... Herself
Barry Lituchy Barry Lituchy ... Himself
Lewis MacKenzie Lewis MacKenzie ... Himself
Boris Malagurski Boris Malagurski ... Narrator (voice)
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The Weight of Chains is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous European state - Yugoslavia. The film, bursting with rare stock footage never before seen by Western audiences, is a creative first-hand look at why the West intervened in the Yugoslav conflict, with an impressive roster of interviews with academics, diplomats, media personalities and ordinary citizens of the former Yugoslav republics. This film also presents positive stories from the Yugoslav wars - people helping each other regardless of their ethnic background, stories of bravery and self-sacrifice. Written by Anonymous

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19 February 2011 (Canada) See more »

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Das Gewicht der Ketten See more »

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A time wasting failed amateur filming attempt...
25 March 2012 | by herrfleischgewehrSee all my reviews

What is the point of this documentary, viewers might ask them selves; what is the point of this misinterpretation of history? What the hell, for crying out loud? Why would somebody produce such a piece of crap? For what purpose? The answer is bluntly simple; the Serbs are trying, very poorly indeed, to wash their bloody hands. I am sorry guys but this lame attempt just fails like every attempt that came from your Serbo-Goebbels kitchen... You guys are guilt as it gets. Grow some balls, look yourself in the mirror and admit it. You are the sole responsible for the blood and gore of the Balkans. You made the mess and you were punished. Stop wining and deal with it. There could be some dignity in saying the truth, Germans pulled it out when they admitted that they were the culprits of the II WW horrors, at least they are honest ones.

People who appreciate this collection of denials are either seriously uninformed or Serbian nationalists refusing to admit the obvious. There is no such thing as Great Serbia, there never was, there never will be. Snap out of it and start living in the 21. century. Jeeez. There is no world wide antiserbian conspiracy, no body wants to destroy you, you were never important. The whole Balkan area was never important, get that in your thick heads. The only real thing about you, the thing you cannot run away from, are your bloody hands. Lying and hiding them will do you no good.

If you want some unbiased view on the fall of, once an important state of Yugoslavia, take a look at BBC's The Death of Yugoslavia. Do not waste time on this atrocity.


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