Redacted (DVD)

Catalogue Number: 181-7551

15
Redacted (DVD)

DVD

Released: 21/07/08

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Synopsis

Director Brian De Palma, whose CASUALTIES OF WAR addressed a horrific tragedy that occurred during the Vietnam war, turns his attention to Iraq with an unfortunately similar tale. Inspired by true events, REDACTED follows a group of soldiers who are stationed at a checkpoint in Iraq. Angel Salazar (Izzy Diaz) is an aspiring filmmaker who is intent on capturing his experience on videotape. His fellow soldiers--Reno Flake (Patrick Carroll), Lawyer McCoy (Rob Devaney), and Gabe Blix (Kel O’Neill)--seem to be surprisingly well-adjusted at first, but it isn't long before their true colours come through. When Reno decdes to get drunk and harass an Iraqi family, the situation devolves into R*PE and murder, putting an incredible strain on Lawyer, who wants to expose Reno but doesn’t want to rat out a fellow soldier.




In making REDACTED, De Palma embraced the various forms of technology that have allowed soldiers to connect with Americans back home: video cameras, blogs, YouTube, etc. The result is a fictional documentary that feels immediate and experimental, incorporating first-person video perspectives, security cameras, and a variety of other techniques to tell its tragic tale. De Palma is clearly unhappy ith the developments in Iraq, and he wants the world to know that he doesn't support the war. REDACTED will certainly never be misconstrued as a pro-war film. This is a challenging work that attacks the very nature of the American presence in Iraq.

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Cast & Crew

Actor
Rob Devaney
Izzy Diaz
Mike Figueroa
Patrick Carroll
Daniel Stewart Sherman
Kel O'Neill
Producer
Bill Miller
Jason Kliot
Joana Vicente
Simone Urdl
Jennifer Weiss
Screenwriter
Brian De Palma
Director
Brian De Palma

Key Information

Classification
15
Consumer Advice
Contains a scene of rape
Duration (mins)
87
UV Copy Included
N
Type
DVD
Studio
Optimum Home Entertainment
Number Of Discs
1
Production
Film
Boxset
N
Region
2
Genre
Drama

Variant

Type
DVD

Features

Special Features
Higher Definition: Interview with Director, Brian De Palma\Refugee Interviews\Photo Gallery
Language
English
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