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Why we fight / Sony Pictures Classics presents a Charlotte Street Film ; produced for BBC Storyville in association with Arte and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; produced by Eugene Jarecki, Susannah Shipman; written and directed by Eugene Jarecki.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoCulver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Description1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : anamorphic, sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorJarecki, Eugene, screenwriter, director, producer.
Other author/creatorShipman, Susannah, producer.
Other author/creatorMcCain, John, 1936-2018 interviewee.
Other author/creatorVidal, Gore, 1925-2012 interviewee.
Other author/creatorEisenhower, John S. D., 1922-2013 speaker.
Other author/creatorCharlotte Street Films.
Other author/creatorBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
Other author/creatorArte (Firm)
Other author/creatorSony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Abstract Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more imperial and uncertain future.
General noteOriginally released in 2005.
General noteDocumentary.
General noteSpecial features: Extra scenes; extended character featurettes; filmmaker TV appearances : The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Charlie Rose; audience Q&A with filmmaker; filmmaker audio commentary with Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson; theatrical trailer.
CreditsCamera, Etienne Sauret, May Ying Welsh, Brett Wiley ; music, Robert Miller ; editor, Nancy Kennedy ; field correspondents, Mary Jane Robinson, May Ying Welsh.
Performer Interviews with Senator John McCain, Gore Vidal, John S.D. Eisenhower, Dan Rather.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for disturbing war images and brief language.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageEnglish dialogue with optional French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards noteSundance Film Festival, 2005: Grand Jury Prize - Documentary (Eugene Jarecki).
Genre/formDocumentary films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formDocumentary Feature.
Genre/formWar Feature.
Genre/formWar films.
Other title Storyville (Television program)
UPC 043396138940
Publisher number13894 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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Joyner Compact DVDs DS79.76 .W49 2006 DVD ✔ Available Place Hold
Joyner Compact DVDs DS79.76 .W49 2006 DVD ✔ Available Place Hold