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Taxi to the dark side [videorecording] / a film by Alex Gibney ; Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods and Wider Film Projects; produced in association with the Discovery Channel ; Xray Productions
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Image Entertainment | 2008 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 363.32 T)
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Imprint
[Chatsworth, CA] : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2008]
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Note
In English, with some Pashto dialogue (with English subtitles), with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Performer
Narrated by Alex Gibney.
Credits
Writer/director, Alex Gibney ; producers, Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; editor, Sloane Klevin ; cinematography, Maryse Alberti, Greg Andracke ; music, Ivor Guest, Robert Logan.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Awards
Academy Awards, 2008: Best Documentary, Features.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for disturbing images, and content involving torture and graphic nudity.
Summary
Investigates the torture and killing of an innocent Afghani taxi driver in a gripping probe into reckless abuses of government power. This stunningly crafted narrative demonstrates how one man's life and death symbolizes the erosion of our civil rights.
Note
Special features: commentary by director Alex Gibney; Frank Gibney interview; outtakes; Alex Gibney on PBS Now; Robert Scheer interviews; Alex Gibney on Link TV; trailer.
Local Note
MW, 10-08
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ISBN/ISSN
014381494020
Music #
TF4940DVD Image Entertainment
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