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1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Liev Schreiber gives an Iraqi film student the chance he thought lost forever, to train as a filmmaker.


Director: Nina Davenport

Genres: Documentary

Operation Filmmaker (2007)

Release Date: June 4th, 2008|1 hr. 35 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This gut punch of a documentary will knock you for a loop. File it under "no good deed goes unpunished." show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Davenport herself seems stunned by how complicated the story turns out to be, which just makes her movie all the more worthwhile. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Operation Filmmaker is eventually about Muthana blackmailing Davenport by withholding access to him as she fruitlessly seeks a happy ending for her film. "Now, I'm just looking for an exit strategy," she finally concludes. show more

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