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Sand and Sorrow
Sand and Sorrow
Actors: George Clooney, Ahmed Ali, Abdulrahman Al-Zuma, Hilary Benn, Oliver Bercault
Director: Paul Freedman
Genres: Television, Documentary
NR     2008     1hr 32min

Studio: Hbo Home Video Release Date: 09/23/2008 Run time: 94 minutes Rating: Nr


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Actors: George Clooney, Ahmed Ali, Abdulrahman Al-Zuma, Hilary Benn, Oliver Bercault
Director: Paul Freedman
Creators: Aarti Sequeira, Brad Kaplan, Carli Posner, Michael Mendelsohn, Natalie Lum Freedman
Genres: Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Documentary
Studio: Hbo Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 01/29/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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