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Bhutto: The Film offers that life to the viewer in an intelligent, provocative package. Let's hope that Yellow Pad Productions and Icon TMI find a marketing niche for this worthy effort.

I viewed the screener twice, because this film deserves more than a reviewer's "insight."

This statement is from the Producer, Duane Baughman:

As much as this film resonates with the entire world, I would like it to empower women and young girls everywhere with the message: If there are times when you think the world is against you, think of Benazir, who came from a country where the law dictates that women come second, and honor killings are LEGAL. Yet in her 54 short years, Benazir stared down the dictator who killed her father, restored democracy to her country, and shattered the glass ceiling in Pakistan forever. Something that's never been done in America.

Bhutto:The Fim A Duane Baughman Production

Yellow Pad Productions, in association with Icon TMI
Producers: Duane Baughman, Arleen Sorkin, Mark Siegel, Amy Berg
Executive producer: Glenn Aveni
Directors: Jessica Hernandez, Johnny O'Hara
Screenwriter: Johnny O'Hara
Editor: Jessica Hernandez
Principal Cinematographers: Noel Donnellon, James Mulryan, David Ethan Sanders, Jens Schlosser
Music: Mader, Herb Graham Jr., Stewart Copeland and Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari
Running time: 115 minutes

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Final Note: "Restrepo," a documentary about U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and "Winter's Bone," a drama about an Ozark Mountain girl trying to find her missing father, won top jury prizes Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.

Original Post at Huffington Post has link to movie trailer.

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Delays Trip... by Georgianne Nienaber on Monday, Feb 1, 2010 at 1:33:19 PM
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