They Call It Myanmar

They Call It Myanmar

Lifting the Curtain

DVD - 2012
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"Shot clandestinely over three years by best-selling novelist and filmmaker Robert H. Lieberman, this film with its stunning footage provides an astonishing and intimate look inside what has been one of the most isolated countries on the planet With an exclusive perspective provided by Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, this film brings a human dimension to a country that remains a mystery to much of the world"--Container.
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Ithaca Filmworks : New Video Group, c2012.
ISBN: 9781422922286
1422922286
Branch Call Number: 959.1 THE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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VRMurphy
Apr 30, 2015

Beautiful cinematography. I'd've liked more of the Aung San Suu Kyi interview(s), if there was more footage, and much less of the very stereotypically centre-right white American male point of view in the narrative. Still worth watching but I would have rated it higher if the narration was a bit more neutral; I appreciate documentary filmmakers having points of view, but in my opinion the narration was presenting opinion as fact a lot of times.

btmslt May 14, 2013

An interesting look at one of the most isolated countries in the world. However, at times, it becomes too repititve and would have better a bit shorter.

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becker
Jan 19, 2013

A peek inside one of the most closed countries in the world. Very well done.

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