Only the Dead
Only the Dead is a war story unlike any ever seen. A story of what happens when one ordinary man, Time magazine war correspondent Michael Ware, travels to Baghdad during the invasion. As he tries to find out about a brutal Al Qaeda leader, he receives a tape from Abu Musab al Zarqawi.
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October 14, 2015 This is to the Iraq war what Night and Fog was to the Second World War, and it must be seen in spite of itself.Read in Source
March 02, 2016 Only The Dead lacks a consistent self-reflexivity, coming across as a hybrid of simplistic narrative account of the war and personal diary.Read in Source
The Age (Australia)
October 30, 2015 There are occasions when more information or sustained introspection feels necessary, but there also times when images speak for themselves.Read in Source
November 06, 2015 Absolutely outstanding, piercing documentary about the war in Iraq pieced together by Australian war correspondent Michael Ware from the seven years' worth of camcorder footage he took... Easily one of the best accounts of the war so far.Read in Source
February 18, 2016 There are scenes here that you can't unsee, much as you might want to.Read in Source
January 02, 2017 This visceral, harrowing distillation of Wares seven years on the front line may not break any new ground. But it certainly brings that chaos to life ...Read in Source
January 20, 2016 Given this is assembled mostly from his own war correspondents videos, Ware is at the centre of most of the footage and your response to the film will largely depend on your response to him and his true blue blokey personality.Read in Source
Matt's Movie Reviews
October 25, 2015 Much is learned from Ware's words of haunted experience, mostly that while war is indeed destructive, it can also plant seeds for even more rotten fruit to grow.Read in Source
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