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The road to Guantanamo, Roadside Attractions ; FilmFour ; a Revolution Films production, in association with Screen West, Midlands ; directed by Michael Winterbottom, Mat Whitecross ; produced by Andrew Eaton, Melissa Parmenter

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1
Mapped to
2
Label
The road to Guantanamo, Roadside Attractions ; FilmFour ; a Revolution Films production, in association with Screen West, Midlands ; directed by Michael Winterbottom, Mat Whitecross ; produced by Andrew Eaton, Melissa Parmenter
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Main title
The road to Guantanamo
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
713607481031489
resource.otherEventInformation
Filmed on location in the UK, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran
Responsibility statement
Roadside Attractions ; FilmFour ; a Revolution Films production, in association with Screen West, Midlands ; directed by Michael Winterbottom, Mat Whitecross ; produced by Andrew Eaton, Melissa Parmenter
Runtime
95
Summary
A trio of British Muslims vacationing in Afghanistan shortly after 9/11 are captured by the American military and sent to the Guantánamo Bay detainment camp. For the next two years, they are imprisoned without any charges officially being filed. They are tortured and interrogated relentlessly, in hopes of getting them to "confess" their nonexistent link to Al-Qaida. A fictionalized account of the actual experiences of "The Tipton Three," incorporating interviews, news footage and extensive reenactments by professional actors
Technique
live action

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