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Death of a President (2006) A provocation, but not a glib or myopic one. This fake documentary, which depicts the assassination of George W. Bush, assembles staged reality out of… 2006-10-27 R PT93M Drama Mystery and Thriller Newmarket Films
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Death of a President (2006)

MPAA Rating: R

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EW's GRADE
B+

Details Limited Release: Oct 27, 2006; Rated: R; Length: 93 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; Distributor: Newmarket Films

A provocation, but not a glib or myopic one. This fake documentary, which depicts the assassination of George W. Bush, assembles staged reality out of actual news footage. Its atmosphere of plausibility is its most devious trick.

Originally posted Nov 03, 2006 Published in issue #906 Nov 10, 2006 Order article reprints