The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair
Release Date: March 23rd, 2007
PG-13| hr. 54 min.
In 2003, Iraqi journalist Yunis Khatayer Abbas and his three brothers were arrested by American soldiers and accused of a plot to kill British Prime Minister Tony Blair. While his siblings were quickly released, Yunis spent nine months as a prisoner at Abu Ghraib, and was subjected to torture and deprivation. In this documentary, Yunis recounts his time in U.S. custody with the help of home movies, illustrative cartoons and testimony from his friend and protector, Army Spc. Benjamin Thomas.