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Omar Khadr: Out of the Shadows (2015)

TV Movie | 44 min | Documentary

After being incarcerated for thirteen years since he was fifteen - most of that time at Guantanamo Bay - and convicted in the United States for the 2002 murder of a US soldier in Afghanistan in 2010, Omar Khadr, now twenty-eight, is ...See moreAfter being incarcerated for thirteen years since he was fifteen - most of that time at Guantanamo Bay - and convicted in the United States for the 2002 murder of a US soldier in Afghanistan in 2010, Omar Khadr, now twenty-eight, is released on bail while his murder conviction in the US is under appeal, and will live with his long time lawyer Dennis Edney and his family. As Edney stated when it was announced Khadr would be released, Khadr would eventually take an opportunity to speak to the Canadian public in a comprehensive manner, the interview contained within, conducted a few weeks after his release, that forum. In addition to Khadr's candid responses to the questions by interviewer Michelle Shephard, other aspects which comprise Khadr's infamy are presented through interviews with others. Written by Huggo See less
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Michelle Shephard (based in part on book 'Guantanamo's Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr')
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May 28, 2015 (Canada)

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14 cast members
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Omar Khadr
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Dennis Edney
Himself - Lawyer Himself - Lawyer   See fewer
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Patricia Edney
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Laurie Hawn
Himself - Edmonton Centre MP (archive footage) (as Hon. Laurie Hawn) Himself - Edmonton Centre MP (archive footage) (as Hon. Laurie Hawn)   See fewer
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Damien Corsetti
Himself - US Military Interrogator Himself - US Military Interrogator   See fewer
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Moazzam Begg
Himself - Former Detainee Himself - Former Detainee   See fewer
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Maha Elsamnah
Herself - Omar Khadr's Mother Herself - Omar Khadr's Mother   See fewer
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Zaynab Khadr
Herself - Omar Khadr's Sister Herself - Omar Khadr's Sister   See fewer
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Ahmed Said Khadr
Himself - Omar Khadr's Father (archive footage) Himself - Omar Khadr's Father (archive footage)   See fewer
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Michael Welner
Himself - Forensic Psychiatrist Himself - Forensic Psychiatrist   See fewer
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Stephen Xenakis
Himself - US Brigadier General (as Dr. Stephen Xenakis) Himself - US Brigadier General (as Dr. Stephen Xenakis)   See fewer
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Morris Davis
Himself - Guantanamo Chief Prosecutor (as Col. Morris Davis) Himself - Guantanamo Chief Prosecutor (as Col. Morris Davis)   See fewer
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Tabitha Speer
Herself - Sgt. Speer's Widow (archive footage) Herself - Sgt. Speer's Widow (archive footage)   See fewer
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Vic Toews
Himself - Canadian Public Safety Minister (archive footage) Himself - Canadian Public Safety Minister (archive footage)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 9 votes