By Chris Nashawaty
Updated October 29, 2015 at 09:36 PM EDT
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The Diplomat

type
  • Movie

Diplomacy is an art practiced in secret. In this fascinating bio-doc about the late U.S. statesman Richard Holbrooke (whose greatest triumph was the 1995 Dayton agreement stanching the bloody crisis in the Balkans), we get an insider’s look at 50 years of behind-closed-doors logrolling and arm twisting. Directed by Holbrooke’s son, David, the film (HBO, Nov. 2, 8 p.m.) balances poignant political insight with a heartfelt narrative about a man trying to reckon with his absent father’s legacy. A–

The Diplomat

2015 documentary
type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 105 minutes
director
  • David Holbrooke

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