The Oath Poster

Release Date: May 7th, 2010

DVD Release Date: September 28th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Two men's encounter in 1996 leads them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, and the Supreme Court.

Director: Laura Poitras

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Quietly, the film makes the case that "enhanced interrogation techniques" were no enhancement. Interviewing jihadis "by the book," one interrogator testifies, yielded better information than violence and deprivation. show more

  • Fascinating, however uneasy, viewing. show more

  • The hidden message of The Oath is so inescapable as to be Shakespearean: Character will out. show more

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