By Lisa Schwarzbaum
June 06, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

Operation Filmmaker

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Liev Schreiber sees an MTV report about Iraqi film student Muthana Mohmed, whose Baghdad school has been bombed. He invites Muthana to work on Everything Is Illuminated, shooting in Prague — a generous, liberal gesture. Then Nina Davenport begins to make this documentary, Operation Filmmaker, about Muthana on the set. But generous gestures (especially Davenport’s) get challenged when Muthana’s own plans complicate the experiment in liberalism. An exit strategy in Iraq? This self-aware study shows how hard it’ll be. A-

Operation Filmmaker

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  • Movie
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mpaa
  • Unrated
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  • 92 minutes
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