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The Fog of War
The Fog of War
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THE FOG OF WAR

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

Directed by Errol Morris
United States, 2003
Documentary

Synopsis

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara. One of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, he takes us on an insider’s view, from the bombing of Japan to the rise of American industry to the war in Vietnam.

Synopsis

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara. One of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, he takes us on an insider’s view, from the bombing of Japan to the rise of American industry to the war in Vietnam.

Our take

Oscar® winner and former Herzog protégé Errol Morris is one of the most innovative voices in documentary film, combining deep, cutting interviews with vivid cinematic technique. The Fog of War, a gripping, personal tour through the turmoil of the 20th century, may be his masterpiece.