Soundtrack to War

Overview

Take a trip to the frontlines of Iraq to witness the unique manner in which some war weary soldiers have chosen to express themselves in Australian filmmaker George Gittoes' captivating exploration of music within the military. With Baghdad in ruins and explosions rocking the sun-soaked ground on a daily basis, the stress of battle can quickly wear thin the stressed-out psyches of battle fatigued soldiers. While some seek solace in the escapism provided by books and movies, others choose to greet their anger and ...
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Overview

Take a trip to the frontlines of Iraq to witness the unique manner in which some war weary soldiers have chosen to express themselves in Australian filmmaker George Gittoes' captivating exploration of music within the military. With Baghdad in ruins and explosions rocking the sun-soaked ground on a daily basis, the stress of battle can quickly wear thin the stressed-out psyches of battle fatigued soldiers. While some seek solace in the escapism provided by books and movies, others choose to greet their anger and fear head on and mold it into something more inspired. Whether it be through the aggressive sounds of Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicruda or the spiritual refrains of Major Rene Brown's One Voice, One Sound gospel group, the musical creativity that war inspires can take a variety of forms.
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Special Features

Director's commentary; Additional scenes and extras
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/14/2006
  • UPC: 898842000254
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Rating:

  • Source: Melee
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:35:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
George Gittoes Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Soundtrack to War
1. Start [1:03]
2. Bodies [4:31]
3. Fast Heavy Metal [6:02]
4. Rap Battle [5:30]
5. A Patriotic Song [4:59]
6. War Is Heavy Metal [6:54]
7. Bulletproof Minds [8:51]
8. Red White and Blue [5:30]
9. Baghdad Beegees [8:28]
10. Getaway Car [6:42]
11. Music From Iraq [7:54]
12. Civil War [7:04]
13. Travellin' Soldier [7:25]
14. Got My Music [10:02]
15. The Roof Is on Fire [2:21]
16. End Credits [1:11]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Soundtrack to War
   Play Movie
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Director's Commentary
      Director's Interview
      Freidberg, Germany
      Sgt. Maj. Schindler
      Hagos and Hunter
      Spike and Corkins
      Jeff Knoop
      The Golden Group
      The Pink Flamingo
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