Movies: Poli Sci-Fi

Fact and friction mix in a controversial fake doc

As Air Force One land at O'Hare, protesters clog Chicago's streets calling for George W. Bush's resignation. Ignoring the tumult, the President gives a speech to a bipartisan group. As he exits the hotel, a gunshot is heard, and Bush collapses to the ground. The President has been assassinated--on Oct. 19, 2007.

Death of a President, the documentary-style fiction film directed and co-written by Gabriel Range for Britain's Channel 4, has a premise so incendiary that the movie was denounced even before its premiere last month at the Toronto Film Festival, and Range has reportedly received death threats. D.O.A.P., as it...

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