You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo
You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo (2011)

Canadian Omar Khadr was 15 years old, a child soldier, when he was sent by his militant father to work with the Taliban in Afghanistan, assembling mines in an Al Qaeda compound. In 2002, he was captured by U.S. forces during a raid in which… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 28, 2011
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

What makes this film especially biting is the editing.

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Mark Jenkins
NPR

Enlightening, compelling and, finally, heartbreaking.

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Paul Weedon
Little White Lies

Another essential, damning indictment of America's torture policy.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Worthy of 100 minutes of anyone's time.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

Apart from shedding light on the dubious legality of the interrogation, You Don't Like The Truth forcefully questions its effectiveness in getting information.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

It is an appalling tale of injustice that reflects badly on both the US administration that has incarcerated him and the Canadian government that has done nothing to seek his repatriation.

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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

What comes through repeatedly is that questions of law and reason, or guilt and innocence, played no role in the case of Omar Khadr.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

[The film] demonstrates, through excerpts from an actual videotaped interrogation at Guantanamo, the process by which human will can be systematically broken down to force an admission of guilt, regardless of truth.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

This almost unbearably painful documentary features what could be the most hateful villain to appear in the cinema this year. And he is just a disembodied voice.

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