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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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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 »

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Kori Cioca - US Coast Guard: Thank you for your sacrifice, in whatever shape it may come with serving. God Bless.
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An important exposé on rape in the military.
23 July 2012 | by texsheltersSee all my reviews

The Invisible War not only us educates about the tragedy of rape in the military, about the cover-up of the crimes, but it educates us about the problem or rape in our society. The military commanders ignore and hide rapes and the statistics presented in the film of these crimes are important to note. I can't imagine anyone who actually saw this movie giving it less than an 8 ranking.

The interview of the victims is heartbreaking, and the interviews of those involved in the cover-up are aggravating. These women, and men, who face sexual assault in the military need our full support and the military culture must change. The movie is a powerful indictment of the military and a tribute to the strength of the survivors and their families and allies.

Peace, Tex Shelters


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