Release Date: May 7th, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 30th, 2008
R|1 hr 33 min
An account of the Haditha killings of 24 civilians.
Director: Nick Broomfield
Broomfield's film is didactic, awkwardly acted by the cast of former Marines who are meant to lend the film credibility, and clumsily inflammatory. show more
With its dialogue largely improvised by many who had seen extensive combat in Iraq, Battle for Haditha has a gripping authenticity lacking in other similarly themed dramas. show more
Lacking in subtlety and nuance, Broomfield's nerve-jangling movie nonetheless succeeds in showing the war from various vantage points. And from wherever one's standing, the view is profoundly disturbing. show more