Synopsis: A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war.
Genre: Crime, Thriller, War
Director(s): Brian De Palma
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  5 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min

Welcome to the base. Well-known

as Camp of Carolina.

Our house outside of house, in this

forgotten country.

What I can give them in this video newspaper

it is the intense heat and the scent of the locals

My God, yes that stinks.

Mustangs Hear!

- Holas!

At three o'clock, give me a smile.

A, two, three.

Let me that I show up, my name

he/she is a ngel Salazar

welded Salazar, I am a Latin that not

he/she could enter to USA.

Hello, papichulo,

what is it happening here old?

Treatment of making a video.

Do you know what has just passed to your video?

- If?

He/she put on much sexier.

This is sexy, I make your video

and you, one mine.

Yes, you make a video on me

and me, one yours.

We will put everything, because this he/she can

to be the last video that we make.

Will it be this way?

I will tell you what, let us make a treatment, you and me.


If I die in this war.

I want you to keep my videos,

is it well?

And if you die in this war, me

I will keep your videos

your camera and your girlfriend's telephone.

- My girlfriend's telephone?

Yes, your girlfriend's telephone.

- What are you about saying?

You are my brother, we go,

who do you believe that I am?

That is a treatment.

- Do you know what it likes you to me?


Apart from anything.

Absolutely anything.

You are very meticulous.

It is not about that, it is

of saying the things like they are.

Of that it is?

- Yes.

On saying how it is.

You want to listen... he/she hears.


Please, focus you in what is beautiful.

Thank you.

They want to listen the things

as they are?

Who they believe that it will be first o'clock

does it get off this conflict?


- That is correct.

Not it will be Rush or Flake or

"Not ask anything", here...

Do you know who will be?

Do you know who will be?!

It will be the true.

Let us go, only tell me how it is!

Of what do you speak?

- Learn the lesson.

That was something very depressing, brother.

Allow me to finish.

- Ahead.

I will make money for the university,

for the filming school.

I will be a battle combatant,

for heaven's sake.

And because I came to the war

they have to take.

So being here, I will film...

what sh*t happens.

Up to now it has not been anything.

Now our squadron makes a

checkup twice a day

It is the whole low day

the hot sun.

Using 50 kilos of weapons, looking

tanks and things this way.

The deception is something that you always leave here.

The only thing that we find yesterday was

a damned rat.

Come unfastened.

Not wait action of Hollywood.

Not there will be cut scenes,

there won't be anything that he/she makes sense.

Basically here... the things happen.


Control position

The soldiers in those

barricades make decisions

instantaneous, of life

or death daily

The soldiers are highly in points

visible for the snipers.

Suicidal bombs, and he/she can

to have bombs in the floor.

Does he/she want soda?


- He/she gave it to me my aunt.

Only veto.

He/she walks, veto of here.

He/she walks.


How persistent.

Which the procedure is for a

car when he/she enters in the position?

How a driver knows

Iraqi what should make?

As he/she can see we have put signs,

they are of alive colors very

visible and impossible of not seeing.

They are in English and Arabic,

they inform each driver

that they are in the barricades.

Do they come it?

Do they understand it?

Statistical recent

they show that half of Iraqis

they are illiterate.

Leave the car.

Put on here.


Put on here.

Here, that is.

Let us go, people, hurry!

We go.

Raise the hands.

Lower the arms.

Tell him/her that he/she opens the maletera.

Open the maletera.

Move, walking.

Let us go, move!

Sit down boy.

The maletera.

Be open!

The cape.

Does he/she fear the dog?

- To who does the one care?

He/she comes here, now.

All well?

Blix, the car all yours.

They come, there inside.

Here up, inside.


We go, walking.

I need you, there inside.

He/she waits, here up.

There inside.

Here up, we go.

Good boy, Kevin.

He/she enters here.

Everything is clear.

Well, they can enter to the car and

manage slowly.

The soldiers low estrs are

psychological the whole time.

Who the bad" are and how

do they differ of the civilians?

That is Gabe Blix, it belongs to Virginia.

Not he/she speaks a lot because he/she has their nose

in the books the whole time.

Gade, what do you read?

Leo a book, Salazar.

- It is well.

About what is it?

- It is on.

Seriously, what do you make?

What do you make now?

I want to have your opinion.

If you have a camera,

you are part of the means

and we have strict orders

of not speaking with them.

Don't tell me the means.

We go, tell him/her what you read,

you speak to me in this respect.

No, you will make comments on

our mission.

No, this is about the truth friend.

It is on what happens, the truth

always, this camera never lies.

Old, that is garbage.

Because that is the only thing that makes the camera.

- Show me the title of the book.


What does he/she say on Samarra?



No, anything... It is on a type,

it is a type of a country club

and he/she gets drunk in Christmas Eve.

And he/she throws their swig in their boss's face.

All in the whole city,

in all Philadelphia...

What does he/she have to do with Samarra?

Anything, at the beginning speaks on

Samarra, but apart from that

he/she is a classic, it only serves

of hobby.

- What?

- Not judge a book for their color.

- Correct.

- Basically.

When is the meeting?

- Not you want to know it.

- Yes, I want to know.

Not I have anything of books, this

it is literature, this is good.

The meeting...

Do you want him to read you the introduction?

- Perfect

Give me something good.

Allow me to find it.

The introduction doesn't belong to John Oharris,

but yes of their mother.


Not you do have idea of who it is, truth?

- For anything.

That thought, he/she calls himself "The death he/she speaks."

Well, read it in the camera.

Well, there was a teacher in Baghdad that

it marked...

He/she waits, he/she waits, before

of beginning to read it,

he/she thinks on what you will say

and make some expression.

It continues.

There was a teacher in Baghdad,

who sent to a team

to buy provisions, a little later

the team returned,

white and trembling and he/she said:

"Teacher, fair now that

it was in the market... ".

This is a little boring, old.

- Old, I not even asked to make this.


I also have readings.

It is well.

I win, leave of here.


Will find their mother.

Not I do need a slave, is it well?

Will I give him/her what is, you want soda?

- No, I don't want.

Not you should be saying me

"Action" or something like that?

Here we go, I am the sergeant

of first James.

The children are playing with him.

What sh*t faces?

Salt of there.

Sally, we go.

Are you clever?

I am first Jim's sergeant Sweet.


What is he/she looking?

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Brian De Palma

Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and screenwriter. In a career spanning over 50 years, he is best known for his work in genres such as suspense, psychological thriller, and crime drama. His prominent films include mainstream box office hits such as Carrie (1976), Dressed to Kill (1980), Scarface (1983), The Untouchables (1987), and Mission: Impossible (1996), as well as cult favorites such as Sisters (1973), Blow Out (1981), Body Double (1984), Carlito's Way (1993), Femme Fatale (2002) and Redacted (2007).De Palma is often cited as a leading member of the New Hollywood generation of film directors. His directing style often makes use of quotations from other films or cinematic styles, and bears the influence of filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock and Jean-Luc Godard. His films have frequently garnered controversy for their violence and sexual content, but have also been championed by prominent critics such as Roger Ebert and Pauline Kael. more…

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