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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Meghan Heffern
Khalid Abdalla
Omar Berdouni
Jamie Harding
Lewis Alsamari
David Rasche
J J Johnson
Directors
Paul Greengrass
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Running Time
111 minutes

United 93
Powerful and uncompromising recreation of the 9/11 flight.


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United 93

Plot
September 11, 2001. Four planes are hijacked by extremist Muslim terrorists. As the world watches, two are flown into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon. But final plane United 93 never reaches its target, crashing in a field in Pennsylvania. This is a reconstruction of those events, and an account of how the passengers took the decision to fight back.


Verdict
Impossible to recommend as a great Friday night out, yet agonisingly vital as thought-urging cinema.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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