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The Guantanamo Trap

The Guantanamo Trap (2011)

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Filmmaker Thomas Selim Wallner profiles four disturbing cases concerning the controversial US military penitentiary in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in this eye-opening documentary. In 2006, German prisoner Murat Kurnaz was released from Guantanamo Bay after five years. A man of Turkish descent, Kurnaz was brutally tortured during his time behind bars, yet never tried for any crime. The same year Kurnaz regained his freedom, US Navy Judge Advocate Matthew Diaz was sent to the military prison for six

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It brings perspective to this carefully paced story of four very different individuals whose lives have been forever changed by their relationship with the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

March 30, 2012 Full Review Source: Toronto Star
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The Guantanamo Trap not only makes for terrific documentary cinema; it does a tremendous journalistic service.

March 30, 2012 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail
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