An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U. Nathan De La Cruz as Cpl. A squadron of American soldiers goes speeding across the Iraqi desert in a convoy of armored Humvees, eventually stopping at a local store where the soldiers jump out to stretch and browse the DVD selection. Elliot Ruiz as Cpl. Actors, while working from a detailed script, and the final form of the film reflects that structure, were also able to improvise and add to the dialogue, making it their own.

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Battle for Haditha () – IMDb

Cynthia S Super Reviewer. All are genuine veterans no longer with the Marine Corps, playing people much like themselves and improvising a deal of the dialogue.

I can’t fault the acting and I think this is the only thing which saves this film. Rafeq Asfour as Extra. For example, in the film Ramirez didn’t order the executions – he ordered his teams to clear the houses which is a normal action when in contact with insurgents. I know the film was unscripted but they must have been instructed to say whatever they want but make sure it makes American audiences feel that their presence in Iraq is welcomed, albeit an unnecessary evil that the civilians must put up with.

Battle For Haditha

A young Chinese girl is smuggled into the UK so she can support her son and family in China. Eric Hadihha as Sgt. Nabeel Koniy as Sheikh. Nathan De La Cruz as Cpl.


battle for haditha movie

There’s a size and scope to the film we haven’t seen in Broomfield’s prior work that shows him capable of creating a piece of cinema on par with Michael Winterbottom’s films. But movi he did order the massacre then the things he’d been through must have been progressively leading him to this time and place, but we don’t see any of that in the film beyond a short dialogue about him hdaitha frightening dreams.

After seeing this movie, I found it difficult to listen calmly to Rudy Giuliani’s claim in Florida last Wednesday that ‘America will always be the land of the free because we are the home of the brave’.

Shot largely with a hand-held camera by Mark Wolf a veteran wildlife cameraman who worked with Broomfield on Ghoststhe film immerses us as no other film on Iraq has done in the dust and smoke of warfare and in the terror shared by civilians and soldiers alike as they’re involved in horrific carnage. Battle for Haditha is a drama film directed by British director Nick Broomfield based on the Haditha killings. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: A bold effort to grapple with what truth lies behind these images, rather than to simply throw one’s hands up in the face of them.

Battle for Haditha

May 9, Rating: Yasin Hasim as Extra. Yousef Shamshoon as Extra.


battle for haditha movie

Movue they, like the Americans, were ‘just following orders’ weren’t they? But not everything has a tangible and logical reason. View All Critic Reviews This movie did a good job of showing all sides of this tragic circumstance, in my opinion. Ross Nathan De La Cruz Aseel Zedan as Person at Party. Mayas Issa as Extra. Hellen Zamil as Extra. Hanneen Abbas as Huda.

The film then interweaves three narrative threads that will at the climax combine in a horrible noose. But Michael Balcon brought Ealing Studios from mediocrity to greatness during the Second World War when he invited people from the documentary movement like Harry Watt and Alberto Cavalcanti to collaborate on feature movies.

Nick Broomfield, Hsiao-Hung Pai. Hamzeh Zedan as Person at Party. In the third strand, both detailed and extremely moving, we’re introduced to the people living near the scene of the proposed crime. Unable or unwilling to acknowledge or comprehend this trauma, the U.

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