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Title The road to Guantanamo [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4372 R531g 2006    ---  Available
Edition Anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1).
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language In English, Urdu with yellow English subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Cast Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddqui, Arfan Usman.
Credits Director of photography, Marcel Zyskind ; music by Harry Escott & Molly Nyman.
Event Filmed on location in the UK, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.
Note Originally produced as a feature film in 2006.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary A trio of British Muslims vacationing in Afghanistan shortly after 9/11 are captured by the American military and sent to the Guantanamo 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.
Awards Berlin International Film Festival, 2006; Silver Berlin Bear - Best Director (Michael Winterbottom, Mat Whitecross).
Subject Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) -- Drama.
Military prisons -- Cuba -- Guantanamo Bay Naval Base -- Drama.
Political prisoners -- United States -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Drama.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Biographical films.
Biographical films -- Great Britain.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Prison -- Feature.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Political -- Feature.
Added Author Winterbottom, Michael, 1961-
Whitecross, Mat.
Escott, Harry, 1976-
Nyman, Molly.
Ahmed, Riz, 1982-
Harun, Farhad.
Siddqui, Waqar.
Usman, Arfan.
Roadside Attractions (Firm)
FilmFour (Firm)
Revolution Films.
Screen West Midlands (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1424830303
9781424830305
Standard No. 043396163652
Music No. 16365 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Standard No. AU@ 000041068517
AU@ 000041704902

 
    
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