In the early fall of 2001, French filmmakers Gedeon Naudet and Jules Naudet went to New York City to make a documentary about the city's firefighters, following one rookie as he learned the ropes and became a full-fledged member of Engine Company 7, Ladder 1. The Naudets were following their subject on a seemingly ordinary morning when an airliner struck one of the twin towers of the World Trade Center, and suddenly the filmmakers found themselves in the middle of the most significant terrorist attack ever mounted against the United States. 9/11: The Filmmaker's Commemorative Edition presents an extended director's cut of the film 9/11 (first broadcast by CBS television on March 10, 2002), which recorded the brave efforts of firefighters to rescue people from the doomed WTC towers, including terrifying footage shot inside Tower One only minutes before it collapsed. The longer version features addition footage shot on that chaotic day, as well as interviews with firefighters and other rescue workers who answered the call on September 11. … More
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For centuries they told us the terror would come from below. We've been looking the wrong way.
When I think back 9/11 it feels as if the world stood still then.
Jules and Gedeon Naudet were there with their cameras the day the world changed. As film makers, they got the biggest break of their lives and although it would be better 9/11 never happened, we have been given the most amazing documentary ever filmed. This is historically very important and should be watched by the whole world!More
The first documentary of 9/11 made with the amazing 1st-person footage from the two French film makers who were there on that day.More
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