Standard Operating Procedure


1h 56m 2008

Brief Synopsis

An examination of the unintended consequences of the Iraqi war with a focus on events at Abu Ghraib prison which began to appear in global media in 2004. The prison quickly became notorious for the shocking photos of the abuse and torture of terror suspects by military men and women. Ultimately, it

Film Details

Also Known As
S.O.P., S.O.P.:Standard Operating Procedure, Untitled (Errol Morris/Abu Ghraib Project)
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Synopsis

An examination of the unintended consequences of the Iraqi war with a focus on events at Abu Ghraib prison which began to appear in global media in 2004. The prison quickly became notorious for the shocking photos of the abuse and torture of terror suspects by military men and women. Ultimately, it is the story of soldiers who believed they were defending democracy but found themselves plunged into an unimagined nightmare.

Crew

Julie Ahlberg

Producer

Julie Ahlberg

Unit Production Manager

Ron Ames

Visual Effects Producer

Laura Anderson

Production Supervisor

Pete Anthony

Music Conductor

Wally Argo

Key Grip

Ted Bafaloukos

Creative Consultant

Steve Bartek

Original Music

Brian Beverly

Key Grip

Christian Bevington

Production Coordinator

Steve Bores

Sound Mixer

Eric Boyle

Key Grip

Jean Carney

Hair

Mark Casey

Gaffer

Maggie Causey

Script Supervisor

Chris Centrella

Key Grip

Robert Chappell

Cinematographer

Carl Ciarfalio

Stunt Coordinator

Kyle Cooper

Animator

Kyle Cooper

Graphic Designer

Scott D. Davis

Gaffer

Mike Decristofaro

Gaffer

Lee Dichter

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Marina Draghici

Costume Designer

Eric Driscoll

Key Grip

Danny Elfman

Original Music

Robert Fernandez

Executive Producer

Smokey Forrester

Researcher

Brad Fuller

Editor

John Garrett

Sound Mixer

Amanda Branson Gill

Coproducer

Rosemary Branson Gill

Researcher

Jon Gold

Property Master

Albee Gordon

Sound Mixer

John E Gray

Special Effects Coordinator

Andy Grieve

Editor

Steve Hardie

Production Designer

Steven Hathaway

Editor

Pete Horner

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

David Hunter

Production Coordinator

Frank Jones

Advisor

John M Kelly

Set Decorator

Barry Koper

Makeup

Kelly Lane

Hair

Martin Levin

Executive Producer

Mark Lipson

Post-Production Supervisor

Brad Look

Hair

Fran Maxwell

Hair

Robert E Mccarthy

Gaffer

Donyale Mccrae

Hair

Roseann Milano

Wardrobe Supervisor

Craig Molesberry

Gaffer

Daniel Mooney

Editor

Errol Morris

Producer

Errol Morris

Screenplay

John Nutt

Sound Supervisor

David O'neal Hunter

Production Manager

Ann Petrone

Coproducer

Amy Rabins

Production Accountant

Robert Richardson

Cinematographer

Jeff Rosenman

Casting

Sam Sako

Consultant

David Ian Salter

Editor

Maria Scali

Hair

Karen Schmeer

Editor

Julia Sheehan

Executive Producer

Charlie Silver

Story Editor

Edgardo Simone

Original Music

Jeff Skoll

Executive Producer

Randy Thom

Sound Supervisor

Daniel Turk

Construction Manager

Shea Varge

Assistant Director

John Vecchio

Gaffer

Julian Wall

Assistant Director

Jared Washburn

Camera Operator

Diane Weyermann

Executive Producer

Sarah Whistler

Production Coordinator

Gill Whitney

Gaffer

Film Details

Also Known As
S.O.P., S.O.P.:Standard Operating Procedure, Untitled (Errol Morris/Abu Ghraib Project)
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Jury Grand Prix Silver Bear at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival.

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States February 2008

Released in United States June 2008

Released in United States May 2, 2008

Released in United States on Video October 14, 2008

Released in United States September 2008

Released in United States Spring April 25, 2008

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Competition) February 7-17, 2008.

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Les Docs de l'oncle Sam) September 5-14, 2008.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Documentary Competition/Gala) June 18-29, 2008.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Tributes) April 24-May 8, 2008.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Special Event) April 23-May 4, 2008.

S.O.P. is a military acronym for Standard Operating Procedure.

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Tributes) April 24-May 8, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Special Event) April 23-May 4, 2008.)

Released in United States February 2008 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Competition) February 7-17, 2008.)

Released in United States Spring April 25, 2008

Released in United States May 2, 2008 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States June 2008 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Documentary Competition/Gala) June 18-29, 2008.)

Released in United States September 2008 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Les Docs de l'oncle Sam) September 5-14, 2008.)

Released in United States on Video October 14, 2008