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Everyman

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Pity the Nation:
Charles Glass's Lebanon On 17 June 1987, the American journalist Charles Glass was kidnapped by Shi'ite gunmen in Beirut. After 62 days he escaped, closing the book on an association with a country and a people lasting 15 years. He cannot go back. But in this film he offers a personal impression of the most memorable moments in those years. He takes us behind the news to the realities of violence, the endurance of the people, the best and worst of the place. He provides a picture of a world whose slow disintegration he witnessed until finally he became its victim.
One of the best and most heart-rending documentaries I've ever seen.
EVENING STANDARD
Film editor RICHARD SEEL Producer STEPHEN WALKER
Series editor JANE DRABBLE (R)

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Unknown: Charles Glass
Producer: Stephen Walker
Editor: Jane Drabble

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