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Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms

Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms (2006)

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Director Sander Francken ponders the manner in which small arms produced in developed countries rule and ruin the lives of those living in developing countries in this ambitious documentary that's half exposé, and half horrifying reality show. Conversations with the very people whose livelihoods depend on the ongoing demand for small arms around the globe afford Francken the rare opportunity to ponder the causes and impact of trade both legal and illegal, while an investigation into the origins

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The apparent intent is to inform the public about the evils associated with the small-arms trade, but Dealing lacks the big-picture political grounding of Hubert Sauper's terrific 2004 documentary, Darwin's Nightmare.

January 21, 2009 Full Review Source: Time Out
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Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms is a depressing, scattershot survey of the spread of weaponry around the world, especially in Africa.

January 21, 2009 Full Review Source: New York Times
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If nothing else in Sander Francken's conscientious documentary on illicit arms trading packs the same kick (there's something powerful in outrageous behavior presented without editorial), it's still worthy without turning outright dull.

January 21, 2009 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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With incredible self-restraint and tactical acumen, Dealing and Wheelingâ(TM)s Dutch director Sander Francken delicately throws salt on a gaping wound.

January 27, 2009 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
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Dealing and Wheeling's argument is almost entirely based on the emotional resonance that its straight-laced reportage evokes, which is effectively zilch.

January 22, 2009 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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A blunt postscript to this pathological gun love chiller more than makes its point, as to the victims killed per minute around the world by guns. 'Dedicated to the 64 people who died in the time it took you to watch this documentary.

January 1, 2009 Full Review Source: NewsBlaze
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    1. Narrator: A dangerous trade, being kept from the public eye...
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