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Shooting Robert King (2009)




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Shooting Robert King will take you on an incredible, visceral journey that spans 15 years, 3 tragically brutal wars and across one of the most singularly astonishing lifetimes of modern history. From childhood to adtulthood this is the complete story of one man's passionate quest to fulfil his dream of winning the Pulitzer Prize. It is a quest that will cost him more than he could ever know and one that will take him to the very brink of death, time and time again. From war-torn Bosnia to Chechnya, Iraq and more you'll witness first hand the tragic true horror of the world's worst modern conflicts, all through the lens of a man who knew no boundaries. Shooting Robert King is a film that must be seen to be believed.

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Critic Reviews for Shooting Robert King

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Richard Parry delivers a solid if not revelatory video (2008) about what motivates a man to leave behind a wife and child to risk his life collecting salable images of death.

May 20, 2010 | Full Review…

An intriguing documentary.

August 24, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Listening to [Robert] King is both fascinating and heartbreaking as we see a man who, despite all that he has done, is still unsatisfied, still searching and still shooting.

November 25, 2019 | Full Review…

A fascinating, entertaining and skilfully assembled documentary about the messed up business of war reporting, and the messed up men who do it.

August 24, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This is a thoughtful and provocative film unlike anything we've seen. It's also vitally important.

August 24, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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