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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire (Roy Dupuis) witnesses atrocities while leading a U.N. peacekeeping mission to Rwanda.

Cast: Roy Dupuis , Deborah Kara Unger , Owen Lebakeng Sejake , James Gallanders , Odile Katesi Gakire , Michel Mongeau , John Sibi-Okumu , Robert Lalonde

Director: Roger Spottiswoode

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Regent Releasing

Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)

Release Date: October 29th, 2010|1 hr. 52 min.

critic reviews (8)
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  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Spottiswoode relays this tragic story with respect and sadness. But Michael Donovan's script is stuffed with clichés, and Dupuis is unable to convey the depth of Dallaire's emotions. show more

  • 70
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    Back in Canada, Dallaire tells a psychiatrist that he remembers Rwanda in flashbacks that are "not like memories at all." Shake Hands with the Devil captures something of that sensation; it's a depiction of events that are too painful to remember, too essential to forget. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Compelling documentary. show more

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