Prisoner, The or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

A FILM BY Michael Tucker, Petra Epperlein, Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker

Prisoner, The or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

A FILM BY Michael Tucker, Petra Epperlein, Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker

...an extraordinary documentary.
-Christopher Dickey, Newsweek
a terrific film, one of a small handful of genuinely worthy accounts regarding the Iraq invasion.
-Michael Philips, Chicago Tribune
...gives you hope for humanity in general...  
-Gene Seymour, Newsday
Imagine a Frank Kafka story with illustrations by Frank Miller and you are ready for The Prisoner.
-Joe Leydon, Variety

Synopsis

An Iraqi journalist, along with his three brothers, in an absurd comedy of errors, was suspected of plotting the assassination British Prime Minister Tony Blair. The siblings eventually wound up at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison, where they were physically and mentally tortured by American soldiers for months - though there was no evidence against them.

Original Languages: English/Arabic
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 72 min.
Year: 2007

CREDITS

DIRECTED BY
Michael Tucker, Petra Epperlein, Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker

PHOTOS

The Prison Gates. The Prisoner: Or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blairby co-directors/co-producers Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein.Courtesy of Nomados LLC/Red Envelope Entertainment
Co-directors/co-producers Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein. The Prisoner: Or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blairby co-directors/co-producers Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein.Courtesy of Nomados LLC/Red Envelope Entertainment
The InterrogationThe Prisoner: Or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blairby co-directors/co-producers Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein.Courtesy of Nomados LLC/Red Envelope Entertainment
Yunis Khatayer AbbasThe Prisoner: Or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blairby co-directors/co-producers Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein.Courtesy of Nomados LLC/Red Envelope Entertainment
Specialist Benjamin Thompson ay Abu Ghraib.The Prisoner: Or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blairby co-directors/co-producers Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein.Courtesy of Nomados LLC/Red Envelope Entertainment