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Title Battle for Haditha / Film4 presents ; in association with HanWay Films ; a Nick Broomfield film ; directed & produced by Nick Broomfield ; written by Nick Broomfield, Marc Hoeferlin, Anna Telford.

Publication Info. Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Adult Department  DVD BATTLE    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround.
Cast Elliot Ruiz, Falah Flayeh, Yasmine Hanani.
Access Director of photography, Mark Wolf ; editors, Ash Jenkins, Stuart Gazzard ; original music, Nick Laird-Clowes.
Note Widescreen presentation (2.35:1). Enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for war violence, disturbing images, and pervasive language.
Summary On Nov. 19, 2005, Iraqi insurgents bombed a convoy of U.S. Marines in Haditha, Iraq. This results in the death of the company's most popular officer. Enraged by their loss, his comrades carry out a brutal retaliation. This massacre leaves 24 men, women and children dead in Haditha, Iraq. Follows the story of the U.S. Marine Kilo Company, an Iraqi family, and the insurgents who plant the roadside bomb.
Note Special features: Audio commentaries by Nick Broomfield and Elliot Ruiz; The making of Battle for Haditha; A soldier's story: in conversation with Eric Mehalacopoulos; casting tapes: Andrew McClaren; casting tapes: Elliot Ruiz; In the line of duty: an interview with Elliot Ruiz; theatrical trailer.
Language English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Drama.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Drama.
Insurgency -- Iraq -- Ḥadīthah -- Drama.
Bombings -- Iraq -- Ḥadīthah -- Drama.
Revenge -- Iraq -- Ḥadīthah -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Broomfield, Nicholas.
Hoeferlin, Marc.
Telford, Anna.
Ruiz, Elliot.
Flayeh, Falah.
Hanani, Yasmine, 1980-
FilmFour (Firm)
HanWay (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381512021
Music No. HWF5120DVD Image Entertainment
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