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Lake of Fire

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Lake of Fire

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
152 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/03/07
director:
Tony Kaye
distributor:
THINKFilm
author:
Tony Kaye
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B

Almost a decade after Tony Kaye alienated Hollywood with what the director now admits were egocentric antics (slamming New Line in Variety, for instance, over his skinhead drama American History X), it might seem strange that his comeback is based on such a polarizing subject: abortion. Shot in black and white, this nonpartisan film represents 17 years of gathered material. ”I was particularly hit by the issue when I came to America in 1990,” says Kaye. ”It’s beyond controversial. So I thought I’d examine exactly what everyone was saying about it.” Now we can see what he’s discovered.