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Only the Dead (2015)

Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.
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Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi ... Self
Michael Ware Michael Ware ... (voice)
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Only the Dead is a war story unlike any ever seen. A story of what happens when one ordinary man, Time magazine war correspondent Michael Ware, transplanted into the Middle East by the reverberations of 9/11, butts into history. Ware handpicked and given a shattering video tape by the most feared, most hated terrorists on the planet to announce his arrival of the world stage sets out on an epic journey into the deepest recesses of the conflict as he seeks answers. Answers that he thinks will lead him to the Truth.

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Michael Ware: Certain dark chambers of the heart, once opened, can never be closed again. Or so a soldier wrote after serving here. I know this is what Zarqawi had done to so many of us, to the Americans, to the Iraqis, to me... showed us recesses in our souls we never knew we had.
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Lonely Boy
Performed The Black Keys
Written by Dan Auerbach, Patrick J. Carney & Danger Mouse (as Brian Burton)
Published by GAGA Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records, licensed by Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd
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Best Documentary Movie
23 February 2017 | by st8627See all my reviews

Let's keep this simple, if you're squeamish don't watch this. If you're judgemental of people don't watch this.

Using live footage the journalist goes deep into Iraq revealing footage never seen before received directly from Nationalists and then terrorists.

He express the emotions of the soldiers and himself a very do and meaningful way that makes him question himself hence my comments about being judgemental.

Sit down, don't get distracted and be ready


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Australia | Iraq

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15 February 2016 (UK) See more »

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Only the Dead See the End of War See more »

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Iraq

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