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The Invisible War (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Crime | 20 January 2012 (USA)
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An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.

Director:

Kirby Dick

Writers:

Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering (additional writer) | 1 more credit »
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Ziering ... Herself - Interviewer
Kirby Dick ... Himself - Interviewer
Kori Cioca ... Herself - US Coast Guard
Jessica Hinves ... Herself - US Air Force
Robin Lynne Lafayette Robin Lynne Lafayette ... Herself - US Air Force
Ariana Klay ... Herself - US Marine Corps (as Lieutenant Ariana Klay)
Trina McDonald ... Herself - US Navy
Elle Helmer ... Herself - US Marine Corps (as Lieutenant Elle Helmer)
Hannah Sewell ... Herself - US Navy
Rob McDonald Rob McDonald ... Himself - Kori's Husband, US Coast Guard
Robin Khale Robin Khale ... Herself - US Marine Corps
Ayana Defour Ayana Defour ... Herself - US Army
Christina Jones Christina Jones ... Herself - US Army
Debra Dickerson Debra Dickerson ... Herself - US Air Force (as Ret. Captain Debra Dickerson)
Regina Vasquez Regina Vasquez ... Herself - US Marine Corps
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An investigative and powerfully emotional documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military, the institutions that perpetuate and cover up its existence, and its profound personal and social consequences. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary | Crime

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

20 January 2012 (USA) See more »

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Gross USA:

$71,968, 28 February 2013
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Four private screenings of this film were held for the Pentagon. See more »

Quotes

Kori Cioca - US Coast Guard: Thank you for your sacrifice, in whatever shape it may come with serving. God Bless.
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This is an important film
31 October 2012 | by ntsongasSee all my reviews

As one of the founders of the U.S. House of Representatives Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus, I have written legislation that is now the law to help combat and prevent sexual assault in our armed forces and to help victims seek justice. "The Invisible War" is a moving and uncomfortable documentary about an unspeakable crime, and a culture that unacceptably turns a blind eye. It has been instrumental in focusing a national spotlight on a shocking issue that affects one in three returning female veterans. I am grateful to the makers of the film who went to extreme lengths to interview not only dozens of survivors, but also those who are working to break the pattern. This is an important film dedicated to ensuring that the stories of the courageous men and women it features, and the countless others who share their reality, receive the attention they deserve so that we can bring an end to the heartbreaking violence and injustice depicted in this film.


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