Generation Kill


7h 2008

Brief Synopsis

Based on his book of the same name, Rolling Stone contributing editor Evan Wright chronicles his dangerous experiences during the Iraqi war with the First Reconnaissance Battalion Marines on a 16-day trek from Kuwait to Iraq, when he was an embedded reporter in 2003. Project revolves around the indi

Film Details

Release Date
2008
Production Company
HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office
Location
South Africa; Mozambique; Namibia

Technical Specs

Duration
7h

Synopsis

Based on his book of the same name, Rolling Stone contributing editor Evan Wright chronicles his dangerous experiences during the Iraqi war with the First Reconnaissance Battalion Marines on a 16-day trek from Kuwait to Iraq, when he was an embedded reporter in 2003. Project revolves around the individual marines dealing with military bureaucracy as they try to do their jobs. Each episode will be from the point of view of a different soldier.

Film Details

Release Date
2008
Production Company
HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office
Location
South Africa; Mozambique; Namibia

Technical Specs

Duration
7h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of three 2009 Emmy Awards. Nominated for eight additional 2009 Emmy Awards including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special (Susanna White), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special.

Aired in United States December 16, 2008

Aired in United States July 13, 2008

Adi Hasak originally attached as writer for pilot and series' bible.

Picked up to production for the 2007-2008 season. Originally in development for the 2004-2005 season.

Aired in USA on HBO on July 13, 2008.

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