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3.6
31 Ratings

Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire

Directed by Peter Raymont
Canada, 2004
Documentary

Synopsis

An adaptation of Canadian Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire’s autobiography, the film documents the personal journey of Dallaire through the 1994 Rwandan genocide. It reveals how the United Nations ignored Dallaire’s request for more aid.

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Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire Directed by Peter Raymont

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2005 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Documentary (Audience Award)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2005 | Nominee: Best Director - Canadian Film

Philadelphia Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Best Documentary