Cold Case Hammarskjöld

2019

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

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In 1961, Secretary General of the UN, Dag Hammarskjöld, died in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia. He was en route to ceasefire negotiations between non combatant UN forces and troops from the breakaway state of Katanga. He was taking a stance in the fight against colonialism in times of instability and the Cold War.What started as conspiracy theories have evolved into a growing consensus that Hammarskjöld and 15 other people were shot down, inciting the UN to reopen the case on the suspicion of assassination.

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Critic Reviews for Cold Case Hammarskjöld

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

  • This epic swan dive into the darkest abyss of recent African history is also the longest, most circuitous, and glib film of its kind.

    Feb 1, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
  • "Cold Case Hammarskjöld" is a singular experience that counts as one of the most honestly disturbing and provocative nonfiction films in years.

    Jan 30, 2019 | Full Review…
  • A funny, gripping, crazed take on the mystery investigation drama.

    Jan 27, 2019 | Full Review…
  • The film delivers a gut punch that I never saw coming.

    May 14, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • In the end, the film's (as yet unsupported) claims suggest a much deeper tangle of malfeasance, and the stuff of a conspiracy theorist's worst nightmare come to pass.

    Mar 8, 2019 | Full Review…
  • The pitch-black story at the heart of Cold Case Hammarskjöld has world-changing potential, if proven true beyond a reasonable doubt. It's not something to be played with... At the very least, it requires a bit more transparency than it gets here.

    Mar 5, 2019 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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