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Bloody Sunday

Year: 2002
Director: Paul Greengrass
Writer: Paul Greengrass
The movie that owns the genre label 'docu-drama'. You're a fly on the wall in the final hours leading up to the ill-fated march through Derry, Ireland in 1972 when British troops with itchy trigger fingers fired on peaceful protestors, killing 13 of them.

Greengrass brings the skills to bear he's used in films as disparate as United 93 and The Bourne Supremacy as he depicts the march organiser and local MP, the boorish British soldiers who just want some action, the desperate and angry kids who just want to make trouble, and the bloodbath where they all collided.

Heart-wrenching, terrifying and as realistic as if you were following Greengrass' camera through a real war zone.

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