Battle for Haditha (Nick Broomfield)

roistoroisto 877 Posts
edited September 2008 in Strut Central
Anyone seen this yet? Saw it yesterday at a film festival here in Helsinki and was blown away. A powerful film.b,121b,121img src="http://www.londonisfree.com/Images/battle_for_haditha.jpg"1

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  • I thought it was good, but not all that remarkable. Like Battle of Algiers made by a lesser talent. Worth watching, though.

  • OkemOkem 4,617 Posts
    There's a documentary on the exact same incident, that's well worth watching for some perspective. (Don't know if it a proper release,1they were both shown on British tv at the same time.) But there were a few discrepancies between the recorded 'facts' and what Bloomfield put forward. Not that his version is a lie,1or a falsification, but it's interesting to see where he took some artistic license.
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