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Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment

1963 Rated NR 53m

At once intimate and engaging, this documentary is the first and only film ever shot candidly as it follows a U.S. president (John F. Kennedy and his brother, Attorney General Bobby) making decisions during a crisis. With a revolutionary new filmmaking style that allowed for multiple hand-held cameras, documentarian Robert Drew and his four-team crew captured one of the most astonishing Civil Rights confrontations of the 20th century.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; bonus film "Faces of November"; filmmaker information.