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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Jake Rademacher embeds himself with four combat units, as he documents his brothers' experiences as soldiers in Iraq. Rademacher witnesses secret reconnaissance missions on the Syrian border, sniper "hide sites" in the Sunni Triangle and fierce gun battles with the Iraqi Army. After Rademacher follows his brothers home to the U.S., he records the ripple effect their life-threatening work has had on friends and family.

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Director: Jake Rademacher

Genres: Documentary, War

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Brothers at War (2009)

Release Date: March 13th, 2009|1 hr. 52 min.

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critic reviews ( 13 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • He does accomplish his main task, to take us into places civilians rarely go, and give witness to the immense challenges soldiers like his brothers face every second they’re required to be at war. show more

  • Allowed remarkable access, presumably because of the familial connections, Rademacher comes up with compellingly unfamiliar documentary footage. show more

  • An honest, on-the-ground documentary about the lives of Americans fighting there. It has no spin. It's not left or right. show more

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  • May 08, 2009 dexterbusfinance
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    My daughters asked "what was it like to be in war&************* this movie and you will understand.

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