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Taxi To The Dark Side

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Director:Alex Gibney
Writer(WGA): Alex Gibney (written by)
Contact:View company contact information for Taxi to the Dark Side on IMDbPro.
Release Date:13 June 2008 (UK)
Tagline:In 2002, a young cab driver picked up a few passengers near his home in Afghanistan... He never returned.
4. Overview of Taxi to the dark side
An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.
Won Oscar. Another 8 wins & 2 nominations
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Using the torture and death in 2002 of an innocent Afghan taxi driver as the touchstone, this film examines changes after 9/11 in U.S.
policy toward suspects in the war on terror.
Soldiers, their attorneys, one released detainee, U.S. Attorney John Yoo, news footage and photos tell a story of abuse at Bagram Air Base, Abu Ghraib, and Guantanamo Bay.
10. Summary of movie
From Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Gonzalez came unwritten orders to use any means necessary.
The CIA and soldiers with little training used sleep deprivation, sexual assault, stress positions, water boarding, dogs and other terror tactics to seek information from detainees.
Many speakers lament the loss of American ideals in pursuit of security.
11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Won Oscar. Another 8 wins & 2 nominations

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