The Fog of War


1h 56m 2003

Brief Synopsis

The story of America as seen through the eyes of Robert S. McNamara, the former Secretary of Defense. McNamara, one of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, leads viewers on an insider's journey through many of the seminal events that shaped the 20th Century.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fog of War, Fog of War: Eleven Lessons of Robert S. McNamara, The, Logic of War
MPAA Rating
Genre
Biography
Documentary
War
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Synopsis

The story of America as seen through the eyes of Robert S. McNamara, the former Secretary of Defense. McNamara, one of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, leads viewers on an insider's journey through many of the seminal events that shaped the 20th Century.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fog of War, Fog of War: Eleven Lessons of Robert S. McNamara, The, Logic of War
MPAA Rating
Genre
Biography
Documentary
War
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Award Wins

Best Documentary

2004
Errol Morris

Best Documentary

2004
Michael Williams

Best Documentary Feature

2003

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2003 Award for Best Documentary by the National Board of Review.

Winner of the 2003 award for Best Documentary from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Winner of the 2004 award for Best Documentary by the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA).

Released in United States 2003

Released in United States 2010

Released in United States January 2004

Released in United States May 2003

Released in United States November 2003

Released in United States October 2003

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2004

Released in United States September 2003

Released in United States Winter December 19, 2003

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 14-25, 2003.

Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (Ripping Reality) April 29-May 9, 2010.

Shown at New York Film Festival October 3-19, 2003.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-19, 2004.

Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29-September 1, 2003.

Released in United States 2003 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29-September 1, 2003.)

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (Ripping Reality) April 29-May 9, 2010.)

Released in United States January 2004 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-19, 2004.)

Released in United States May 2003 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 14-25, 2003.)

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2004

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Real to Reel) September 4-13, 2003.

Released in United States September 2003 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Real to Reel) September 4-13, 2003.)

Released in United States October 2003 (Shown at New York Film Festival October 3-19, 2003.)

Released in United States November 2003 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Special Screening Doc) November 6-16, 2003.)

Released in United States Winter December 19, 2003 (NY, LA)