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Lake of Fire (film)

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Director  Tony Kaye
Initial DVD release  March 11, 2008
Country  United States
8.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary
Music director  Anne Dudley
Language  English
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Writer  Tony Kaye (screenplay)
Release date  September 9, 2006 (2006-09-09) (Toronto International Film Festival) October 3, 2007 (2007-10-03) (United States)
Cast  Noam Chomsky (Himself), Bill Baird (Himself), Flip Benham (Himself)
Similar movies  Unborn in the USA (2007), 12th & Delaware (2010), Vessel (2013), After Tiller (2013), Maafa 21 (2009)
Tagline  Exploring the Issue that Divides the World

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Lake of Fire is a 2006 documentary film directed by Tony Kaye that graphically depicts abortion in the United States. It features Noam Chomsky, Peter Singer, Alan Dershowitz, Nat Hentoff, Randall Terry and Norma McCorvey, among others. Footage of Paul Jennings Hill, who murdered physician Dr. John Britton and Britton's bodyguard James Barrett in 1994, was also featured.


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The film was shot over a period of 16 years, with director Tony Kaye spending $6 million of his own money on its production.

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The documentary was filmed entirely in black and white. It opened in September 2006 in Toronto.

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Critical reception

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The film received very positive reviews from critics. As of January 6, 2008, the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported that 94% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 47 reviews. Metacritic reported the film had an average score of 83 out of 100, based on 15 reviews.

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On November 19, 2007, Lake of Fire was named by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as one of 15 films on its documentary feature Oscar shortlist, but it did not receive a nomination.

Top ten lists

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The film appeared on several critics' top ten lists of the best films of 2007.

  • 3rd - Scott Foundas, LA Weekly (tied with 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)
  • 4th - Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
  • 4th - Ella Taylor, LA Weekly (tied with 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)
  • 6th - Scott Tobias, The A.V. Club
  • 10th - Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

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