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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Christopher Bradley
Sarah Denning
Joshua Feinman
Directors
Errol Morris
Screenwriters
Running Time
116 minutes

Standard Operating Procedure
Errol Morris visits the notorious Abu Ghraib


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Standard Operating Procedure

Plot
In 2003, photographs leaked from Abu Ghraib prison showing US military personnel abusing Iraqi detainees. This documentary examines the scandal of photographs that represent both exposé and cover-up of US interrogation techniques used in the War On Terror.


Verdict
A documentary about evidence rather than conclusions, it is never a comfortable watch. Nevertheless, this is a valuable, gripping film testimony.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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