Standard Operating Procedure – Blu-Ray Edition

If you are interested in seeing a well-done documentary about the U.S. military's interrogation techniques then this would be your best bet. The subject is examined through a look at Abu Ghraib and what went on in that military prison.

In an attempt to find out what really went on inside the prison, there are re-enactments of certain events, so the film is a very visual powerful one. Accompanying the re-enactments are interviews with the military personnel from Abu Ghraib. For director Errol Morris (Thin Blue Line, The Fog of War) everything is depicted in varying shades of gray and the decision of who are/is the bad guy(s) is left up to the viewer.

Despite all his carefulness and effort to portray all sides of the issues, the film is still a disturbing watch. We want to believe that the military is made up of honorable people all trying to do their best in trying situations, but after watching this you are left without a shadow of a doubt about the fact that some Iraqi prisoners were subject to inhumane treatment and abuse.

Special Features:
-Deleted scenes
-Theatrical trailer
-Additional Interviews
-Press Conference
-Diplomacy in the Age of Terror
-Premiere Q+A

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