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The Road to Luton Airport

The release of Michael Winterbottom’s new film The Road to Guantanamo – a drama documentary about the Tipton Three – took an interesting twist today when it was revelaed that four actors from the film were held at Luton Airport under the Terrorism Act after returning from the Berlin Film Festival. (Links courtesy of Boing Boing)

The release of Michael Winterbottom’s new film The Road to Guantanamo – a drama documentary about the Tipton Three – took an interesting twist today when it was revealed that four actors from the film were held at Luton Airport under the Terrorism Act after returning from the Berlin Film Festival. (Links courtesy of Boing Boing)

The film premieres in the UK on Channel 4 on March 9th.

> BBC News on the story and the planned multi-platform release of the film
> The Guardian has more details
> Deborah Young of Variety reviews the film
> IndieWIRE reports on Winterbottom and co-director Mat Whitecross winning the Silver Bear for best direction in Berlin
> Images of the winners at the Berlin Film Festival (scroll down to see Winterbottom and Whitecross)

By Ambrose Heron

Editor of FILMdetail

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