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Manhunt

(DVD - 2013)
Manhunt
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The May 1, 2011 raid on Abbottabad, Pakistan that culminated in the killing of Osama bin Laden took 40 minutes. The CIA's hunt for binLaden took two decades. An official selection of the 2013 Sundance Festival, Manhunt tells the remarkable true story of the nearly 20-year pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist. Directed by Emmy-nominee Greg Barker, the film features testimony and recollections - some shared for the first time - from top CIA officers, many of them women, who labored to eliminate bin Laden's terrorist organization and eventually the man himself. Based on the book "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden - from 9/11 to Abbottabad" by Peter Bergen, this documentary feature is a real-life spy thriller that reveals behind-the-scenes accounts from CIA analysts, targeters and operatives, who testify to the disagreements, frustrations, tragedies and triumphs that make up this fascinating yet painful chapter in American military and political history. - - from container.
Title: Manhunt
[videorecording]
Published: [New York, N.Y.?] : HBO Documentary Films, [2013]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Originally broadcast on HBO television as a documentary television program in 2013.
Title from videodisc viewed October 30, 2013.
Summary: The May 1, 2011 raid on Abbottabad, Pakistan that culminated in the killing of Osama bin Laden took 40 minutes. The CIA's hunt for binLaden took two decades. An official selection of the 2013 Sundance Festival, Manhunt tells the remarkable true story of the nearly 20-year pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist. Directed by Emmy-nominee Greg Barker, the film features testimony and recollections - some shared for the first time - from top CIA officers, many of them women, who labored to eliminate bin Laden's terrorist organization and eventually the man himself. Based on the book "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden - from 9/11 to Abbottabad" by Peter Bergen, this documentary feature is a real-life spy thriller that reveals behind-the-scenes accounts from CIA analysts, targeters and operatives, who testify to the disagreements, frustrations, tragedies and triumphs that make up this fascinating yet painful chapter in American military and political history. - - from container.
Audience: Rating TV-14.
Awards & Distinctions: Ammy Awards, 2013 : Outstanding documentary or nonfiction special.
Local Note: 2 8
Branch Call Number: DVD 303.625 MAN
Statement of Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films presents ; a Passion Pictures/Motto Pictures production ; based on the book by Peter Bergen
Credits: Directed by Greg Barker ; produced by John Battsek, Julie Goldman and Greg Barker ; executive producer, Peter Bergen ; senior producer for HBO, Nancy Abraham ; executive producer for HBO, Sheila Nevins ; associate producer Assia Boundaoui ; CG producers, Diane Becker and Claudia Rizzi ; original music by Philip Sheppard ; visual graphics by The Mill ; cinematography by Frank-Peter Lehmann and Erich Roland ; edited by Joe Bini.
System Details: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
DVD-R, NTSC, Dolby digital 5.1 mono; widescreen (16:9) presentation.
Other Language: English dialogue; closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Fugitives from justice United States Video recordings. Special operations (Military science) United States Video recordings. War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 Video recordings. Terrorism United States Prevention Video recordings. Terrorism investigation United States Video recordings. Terrorism United States Video recordings. Terrorists Saudi Arabia Video recordings. Qaida (Organization) Video recordings. United States. Navy Commando troops Video recordings. United States. Navy. SEALs Video recordings. Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011 Assassination Video recordings. Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011 Last years Video recordings. Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011 Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films-United States.
Television adaptations.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Topical Term: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fugitives from justice
Special operations (Military science)
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Terrorism
Terrorism investigation
Terrorism
Terrorists
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