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    Reader comments on One Shot

    Subject: The movie makes you and snipers think
    Date: Mar 4, 2005
    Sender: MirenPrevious | Next

    The movie shows terrorists in action trying to justify what they do, and hardly able to do it, hiding behind bravado. Only one seems to dare to let his conciousness out, when he expresses how the smell of his killings hounts him and how the sniper is 'humanly handicapped' while in action. A State that allows shooting unarmed victims and such a terrifying occupation of Palestine can only be described, indeed, as humanly handicapped. I have been in Palestine recently, and I can assure you the living conditions imposed on Palestinians and the racism they are subjected too in the apartheid state is absolutely unacceptable and horrifying. The movie is very lukewarm, it's done with fear, the fear most people have of critizing the killing machine Israel is. However, the images and soldier replies speak by themselves. It gives you the option to look away and grab onto the soldiers' excuses, but it does make it a choice of your own to chose not to know. Whether you like it or not, your human duty of condemning Israel crimes and doing something about them is put in front of your very self by what you see. It is amazing the brabery of the Palestinians daring to confront the soldiers with only stones! The image of one of them running out of the tear gas fog, throwing the israeli tear gas bomb back at the soldiers is amazing. What do israeli snipers have to offer instead? The inmense cowardice of armed men shooting in hiding unarmed civilians.
    Stop the occupation now, or the smell of the masacres will hunt the State of Israel for the rest of its existance like no other country has ever been hunted, not even germany. Yes, it is sad and it is true, terrorists have learnt nothing of their own history, terrorists are Israeli.

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    Comments on One Shot

    As someone who has served with several of the people interviewd in this movie, I can argue that the perspective the movie shows is limited. But that is not my issue with the movie. My problem with teh movie is that it is plain bad movie making. Poorly edited interviews interspersed with irrelevant "action" scenes that have nothing to do with sniping, screeching bad music and a strange attempt to scare the viewers with mock-up grim reapers at the begining and end of the movie make this an event that you should try to avoid.
    Maybe someone will make a good movie on the topic one day.






    Comment index:

  • Terrorists   from Elan, Jun 21, 2004
  • Re: Terrorists   from Ando, Apr 19, 2005
  • Re: Terrorists   from Miren, Jun 29, 2005
  • Comments on One Shot   from D. S., Jun 21, 2004
  • » The movie makes you and snipers think «   from Miren, Mar 4, 2005
  • Re: The movie makes you and snipers think   from David, Apr 26, 2005
  • necessity   from bob, Aug 26, 2006
  • Terrorists   from Elan, Jun 21, 2004
  • Re: Terrorists   from Ando, Apr 19, 2005
  • Re: Terrorists   from Miren, Jun 29, 2005
  • Comments on One Shot   from D. S., Jun 21, 2004
  • » The movie makes you and snipers think «   from Miren, Mar 4, 2005
  • Re: The movie makes you and snipers think   from David, Apr 26, 2005
  • necessity   from bob, Aug 26, 2006