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Year: 2006
USA: Newmarket Films
UK: Optimum Releasing Home Entertainment
Cast: Hend Ayoub, Brian Boland, Becky Ann Baker, Robert Mangiardi, Jay Patterson, Jay Whittaker, Michael Reilly Burke, James Urbaniak, M Neko Parham, Seena Jon, Christian Stolte, Chavez Ravine, Patricia Buckley, Patrick Clear, Malik Bader, Tony Dale, George W Bush, David DuBois
Director: Gabriel Range
Country: UK
USA: 90 mins
UK: 93 mins
USA Rated: R for brief violent images
UK Certificate: 12 contains scenes of death and injury and one use of strong language
USA Release Date: 27 October 2006 (Limited Release)
UK DVD Release Date: 30 October 2006


Winner of the International Critics Prize at the Toronto Film Festival, DEATH OF A PRESIDENT is conceived as a fictional TV documentary broadcast in 2008, reflecting on another monstrously despicable and cataclysmic event: the assassination of President George W Bush on October 19th, 2007.

It opens with the President's assassination. When giving a speech at a hotel he is heckled by protesters outside and in a tumultuous moment as the tension explodes, he is killed. There then follows the ensuing FBI investigation hunting down the assassin.

After the assassination of President George W Bush in Chicago, an investigative documentary examines the as-yet-unsolved crime... It combines archival footage and carefully composed interviews, presented in a respectful and dignified manner. Exciting and questioning, it refashions the event into a riveting story. DEATH OF A PRESIDENT is a controversial conspiracy thriller with a unique premise, told in the style of a retrospective documentary, which offers a critique of the contemporary US political landscape.

The DVD features incredible extras that reveal the technical tricks used to make this ground breaking film possible.


Audio Commentary by Director/Writer/Producer - Gabriel Range,
Writer/Producer - Simon Finch, Editor - Brand Thumim, and Line Producer - Donall McCusker
Interviews with the makers of the film
Theatrical Trailer

Technical specifications:
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic
Colour / Pal
English Language
Region 2
Dolby Digital 5.1

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