Legion of Brothers (2017)


Introduction

‘Legion of Brothers’ tells the story of US Special Forces soldiers who played a key role in overthrowing Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban regime shortly after 9/11.

Outline

Immediately after the 9/11 attacks, fewer than 100 US Troops (Green Berets) were sent on a secret mission to overthrow the Taliban in a series of secret missions.

What happens next is equal parts war-origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the impact of 15 years of constant combat.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Greg Barker.
  • Producer(s): Greg Barker, John Battsek, Diane Becker, Peter Bergen, Alice Kate Bristow, Kerstin Emhoff, Amy Entelis, Tyler Gurd, Tresha Mabile, Vinnie Malhotra, Courtney Sexton, and Nicole Stott.
  • Music: Philip Sheppard.
  • Cinematography: Frank-Peter Lehmann.
  • Editor(s): Robin Schwartz.
  • Production: Bergen Mabile Productions, CNN Films, Passion Pictures, and Prettybird.
  • Distributor(s): Gravitas Ventures.
  • Release Date: 19 May 2017.
  • Running Time: 79 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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