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102 Minutes That Changed America (2008)

The morning of September 11, 2001 is shown through multiple video cameras in New York City, from the moment the first WTC tower is hit until after both towers collapse.
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Cast overview:
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive sound)
Joe Napolitano Joe Napolitano ... Himself - Interviewe
Kelly Edwards Kelly Edwards ... Herself - Reporter (archive sound)
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The September 11 terrorist attacks seen by the eyes of New York citizens. All videos are recorded with common people's cameras from the moments that anticipate the impact of the first plane,till the collapse of the WTC 1 and 2. There couldn't be a more realistic way to show one of the worst and saddest moment of modern era of the United States history; the 102 minutes that changed an entire continent are completely narrated by the people who have directly lived that frightening day. Written by Evandro Martirano

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English

Release Date:

11 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

102 Minutes That Changed the World See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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All the movie is a real compilation of amateur footage about more of 100 people who were in the World Trade Center and around, with no narrators nor interviews. Most part of the images and conversations were unused for the public eye, no seen previously in TV News nor other documentaries. See more »

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Featured in Gogglebox: Episode #4.2 (2014) See more »

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Still unbelievable.
1 April 2009 | by DuckmasterSee all my reviews

102 minutes that changed America is a totally engrossing documentary, focusing on the attacks in New york in real time. Much of the footage has never been seen before. It captures perfectly the terror, chaos and confusion of that morning, using police and fire department radio calls, 911 calls from people trapped in the towers and of course video footage from news cameras and people in the street. The most amazing moment is filmed from an apartment several blocks away. As two women talk off camera, the second plane flies into the second tower. The screams of horror and disbelief that follow are just incredible to hear. Unmissable.


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