Blue Orchids

Blue Orchids

In Blue Orchids, Grimonprez creates a portrait diptych of two experts situated on opposite ends of the same issue--the global arms trade. The stories of Chris Hedges, the former war correspondent of The New York Times, and Riccardo Privitera, a former arms and equipment dealer of Talisman Europe Ltd (now dissolved), provide an unusual and disturbing context for shocking revelations about the industry of war. While interviewing Privitera and Hedges for Grimonprez's recently released feature length film Shadow World, it became clear that the two men were describing the same anguish but from paradoxical perspectives. One has dedicated his life to unmasking lies and the other has built his life on lies. Making use of both their personal and political histories, Grimonprez gradually reveals the depths of trauma and duplicity, situating the arms trade as a symptom of a profound illness: greed.

Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Running Time
48 minutes
Genres
Documentary
Director
Johan Grimonprez
Country
Belgium
Year
2017
Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Blue Orchids» (27)

Joshua Patel avatar
Joshua Patel

A fantastic, excellent and glamorous movie with everything. Super!

Sarah avatar
Sarah

Exciting and a great movie.

Emma Ellis avatar
Emma Ellis

Loved it. Well played out

Kathryn E. avatar
Kathryn E.

Enjoy an amazing movie for exactly what it is.........AMAZING!

Barbara avatar
Barbara

Pleasantly surprised. I really liked it.

Bruce Stevens avatar
Bruce Stevens

Excellent, loved it!!!

Randy avatar
Randy

Incredibly well crafted, acted, and produced. No disappointments here.

Brenda avatar
Brenda

Excellent movie! We all enjoyed it and highly recommend it!