Shooting Dogs

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No-one's safety can be guaranteed now. If you do not come, you will die. It's very simple.

Shooting Dogs Synopsis

April 6th 1994: a bloody genocide in central Africa gets underway.

In just one hundred spring days, a million Rwandan Tutsis were massacred by their fellow Hutu countrymen and a small African country was turned into a charnel house. The barbarity was beyond imagination. But not beyond prevention. The UN was there, watching. Watching but not acting.

And at the heart of it all a British priest and his young acolyte were forced to confront the depths of their faith, the limits of their courage and, ultimately, to make a choice. To remain with their people or to run away.

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  • Credits
    • Starring:
      John Hurt, Hugh Dancy, Dominique Horwitz, Claire-Hope Ashitey
    • Director:
      Michael Caton-Jones
    • Producers:
      David Belton, Pippa Cross, Jens Meurer
    • Screenplay:
      David Wolstencroft
    • Executive Producers:
      David M Thompson, Paul Trijbits, Ruth Caleb, Karsten Stoeter, Richard Alwyn
    • Distributor
      Metrodome Distribution
    • Sales Agent:
      Content Film, a division of Content Media Corporation Plc
    • Certificate:
    • Running time:
      115 mins 22 secs
  • Release Dates
    • In Cinemas
      March 31st 2006
    • Out on DVD
      July 31st 2006
    • Released
      March 31st 2006

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