The Guantanamo Trap

Release November 18, 2011 (Limited)
Cast Diane E. Beaver, Gonzalo Boye, Matt Diaz, Murat Kurnaz
Director Thomas Wallner
Writer Thomas Wallner, Manfred Becker
Genres Documentary
Studio KinoSmith
Length 93 mins.


Documentary about people whose lives have been turned upside-down by the war on terror, including a 19-year-old German born Turk, who spent five years being tortured in Guantanamo Bay; a Navy lawyer who had to betray his country to do right by the detainees; a retired colonel framed by the US administration for a legal memo on torture and an Arab linguist turned interrogator still haunted by his torture of detainees and the evil he discovered within himself.

In English and German with English subtitles.

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