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Death of a President

2 Ratings: 3.0
A 2006 movie directed by Gabriel Range

   Winner of the International Critics' Award at the Toronto Film Festival, DEATH OF A PRESIDENT is conceived as a fictional TV documentary broadcast in 2008, reflecting on a monstrous and cataclysmic event: the assassination of President … see full wiki

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release Date: October 27, 2006, January 1, 2003
2 reviews about Death of a President
review by . April 06, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
I remember a few years ago when DEATH OF A PRESIDENT was touring the film festival circuit. People on the political left hailed it as a monumental and groundbreaking piece of cinema while people on the political right heavily criticized it (and boycotted it in many cases) because it showed the assassination of President George W. Bush. I'm sure (more so now after watching the making-of featurette with the filmmakers on the DVD) that the filmmakers knew that their subject matter would create publicity …
review by . April 06, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
DEATH OF A PRESIDENT is most assuredly a film that will cause boisterous anger among those who are reacting to the title. It is an 'imagined documentary' about the assassination of President Bush on October 19, 2007, using this 'event' to explore the manner in which the US government copes with such a proposed event. In ways it echoes the JFK assassination, an event that still is under scrutiny as to why it happened and who was ultimately responsible.     Using actual footage …
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