You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo (2011) - Rotten Tomatoes

You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo (2011)



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Canadian Omar Khadr was 15 years old, a child soldier, when he was sent by his militant father to work with the Taliban in Afghanistan, assembling mines in an Al Qaeda compound. In 2002, he was captured by U.S. forces during a raid in which he was severely wounded and an American soldier was killed by a hand grenade. Omar was sent to Guantánamo and given the choice of pleading guilty to this murder and accepting an 8-year sentence, or contesting the charge and facing the possibility of life imprisonment. You Don't Like the Truth was culled from seven hours of surveillance material, taken of Omar's questioning, recently declassified by the Canadians. It is the only interrogation footage from inside Gitmo that has ever been released. The legal, political, and psychological implications of this prisoner's ordeal are manifold. -- (C) Films Transit


Daniel Brochu
as Omar's Voice
Omar Ahmed Khadr
as Omar Ahmed Khadr
Moazzam Begg
as Moazzam Begg
Mamdouh Habib
as Mamdouh Habib
Ruhel Ahmed
as Ruhel Ahmed
Omar Deghayes
as Omar Deghayes
Richard Belmar
as Richard Belmar
Damien Corsetti
as Damien Corsetti
Raul Berdichevsky
as Raul Berdichevsky
Stephen Xenakis
as Stephen Xenakis
Craig Mokhiber
as Craig Mokhiber
Bill Graham
as Bill Graham
Nathan Withling
as Nathan Withling
Dennis Edney
as Dennis Edney
William Kuebler
as William Kuebler
Maha Elsamnah
as Maha Elsamnah
Zaynab Khadr
as Zaynab Khadr
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All Critics (29) | Top Critics (11)

What makes this film especially biting is the editing.

June 19, 2013 | Full Review…

Worthy of 100 minutes of anyone's time.

October 5, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

What comes through repeatedly is that questions of law and reason, or guilt and innocence, played no role in the case of Omar Khadr.

September 30, 2011

Enlightening, compelling and, finally, heartbreaking.

September 30, 2011 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Apart from shedding light on the dubious legality of the interrogation, You Don't Like The Truth forcefully questions its effectiveness in getting information.

September 29, 2011 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

[The film] demonstrates, through excerpts from an actual videotaped interrogation at Guantanamo, the process by which human will can be systematically broken down to force an admission of guilt, regardless of truth.

September 28, 2011 | Full Review…

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