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Title Taxi to the dark side / Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods, LLC and Wider Film Projects ; written & directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; produced in association with The Discovery Channel ; X-Ray Productions.

Publication Info. Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2007]


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Description 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen (1.78:1)
Performer Narrated by Alex Gibney.
Credits Cinematography, Maryse Alberti, Greg Andracke ; editor, Sloane Klevin ; original music by Ivor Guest, Robert Logan ; additional music by Mario Grigorov.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features (72 min.): optional audio commentary by Alex Gibney; interview with Frank Gibney (16 min.); 5 outtakes (22 min. total); David Brancaccio interviews Alex Gibney for PBS Now (18 min.); Robert Scheer interviews Alex Gibney on Link TV (14 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary An investigation into the introduction of torture as an interrogation technique in U.S. facilities, and the role played by key figures of the Bush Administration in the process. Takes an in-depth look at the case of Afghan taxi driver Dilawar, who was suddenly detained by the U.S. military one afternoon and died in his Bagram prison cell five days later.
Awards Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, 2008
Contents Special features: Widescreen version -- Commentary by director Alex Gibney -- Outtakes -- Extended interviews -- Trailer -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English 2.0 stereo -- Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Language Predominantly in English; some dialogue in Pashto with English subtitles. Optional Spanish subtitles throughout.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Dilawar, -2002.
Torture -- United States.
Torture -- Government policy -- United States.
Prisoners of war -- Government policy -- United States.
Prisoners of war -- Abuse of -- Afghanistan.
Torture victims -- Afghanistan -- Biography.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Prisoners and prisons.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gibney, Alex.
Orner, Eva.
Shipman, Susannah.
Jigsaw Productions.
Tall Woods (Firm)
Wider Film Projects.
Discovery Channel (Firm)
X-Ray Productions.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381494020
Music No. TF4940DVD Image Entertainment
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