Operation Filmmaker (2008)

Operation Filmmaker
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords filmmaking, immigration, media, political, terrorism
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Nina Davenport Editor n/a 172 7000001
Nina Davenport Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Kristine Pregot Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Aaron Kuhn Editor n/a 172 7000002
Dan Cantagallo Associate Editor n/a 479 7000003
Dave Ellinwood Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Sheldon Mirowitz Music n/a 120781 8000001
Tania James Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000004
Tania James Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
David Schisgall Producer n/a 3 3000002
Dwayne Johnson Actor n/a 1 1000004
Peter Saraf Actor n/a 1 1000003
Liev Schreiber Actor n/a 1 1000002
Matthew Stillman Actor n/a 1 1000005
Elijah Wood Actor n/a 1 1000006
Nina Davenport Producer n/a 3 3000001
Nina Davenport Director n/a 2 2000001
Muthana Mohmed Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Follows Baghdad film student, Muthana Mohmed, who Liev Schreiber invited to join the production of "Everything Is Illuminated" after his film school was bombed. Soon after Muthana arrives on-set in Prague, the contrasts between his life experience and everyone else's prove gaping. At night, he watches television images of escalating violence in Baghdad. By day, he listens as crew members discuss the details of filmmaking. When Muthana declares his love for George Bush, the liberal producers are horrified. Living away from his family for the first time, Muthana also is not accustomed to taking care of himself. He has difficulty managing fairly simple tasks. As Muthana starts to fear for his safety if he returns to Baghdad, his patrons reach the limits of their charity.
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