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Peace One Day (2004)
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Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: politics, against the odds, lobbyist, anti war, follow your dream, obsessive quest, hopes, society, state affairs, battles, 9/11, un, pacifism, determination, peace, journey, starving child, anti hero, anti heroes, orphan, loss of loved one, rape victim, non violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: africa

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Fighting for Life (2008)
Genre: Documentary, War
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Duration: 89 min.
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Speed & Angels (2008)
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