Ghosts of Abu Ghraib Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6428

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 5

Theatrical Release Date: 03/25/2007

Language: English

Genre: Documentary

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Rory Kennedy

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Franz Patrick
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Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

Franz Patrick - wrote on 12/25/2007

This film redefined my meaning of "torture." Upon watching shows like "Alias" and films like the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, somehow I've become accustomed to the fact that torture is okay as long as you get the information you need. I've underestimated the role of the media when it comes to my definition of what is okay and what it is not. I think one of the main reasons is that torture is now pervasive and "cool," especially in thriller or action films and television shows. Watching this film helped me reorganize my priorities. This film is about the evil of human beings, specifically those already in power (that need more power or those who want to maintain the power that they already have)--even more specifically, the United States' role and justification of torture as long as …

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