Shake Hands With the Devil

Shake Hands With the Devil

DVD - 2011
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Dramatized account of Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire's frustrated efforts to lead the United Nations peacekeeping mission to Rwanda in 1993 as the fragile cease-fire gave way to civil war and genocide.
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : eOne, 2011
Edition: Anamorphic widescreen
ISBN: 9781417234578
Call Number: DVD F SHAK
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Sep 10, 2016

Wow. This is a must see movie. Shocking, horrifying but a story that needs to be understood and as the General says...not forgotten.

Sep 14, 2012

The film tells about a man who was aware genocide was coming and tried to get the U.N. to allow him to do something about it.
But the U.N. turned him down.
Why did the U.N. fail to heed the man's urgent pleas for further assistance to halt the massacre?
I think the film should've looked into it.

Apr 28, 2012

An exceptional adaptation and worthy companion to the book and the earlier documentary of the same name. Dupuis does a fine job of playing Dallaire, and the result of watching this or the documentary, or reading the book, is that you'll feel deeply angry. As you should.

Nov 01, 2011

A beautiful and touching movie starring the talented Roy Depuis, this is definately worth seeing. Unfortunately, it failed to capture the atmosphere of the book and skimmed over a lot of characters. (Luc Marchal, anyone?)

Jan 14, 2011

I have borrowed the DVD from the OPL(Nepean Centrepointe)Branch.
This DVD I would recommend for anyone who is a History Buff.
"Shake Hands with the Devil" is about a True Canadian Hero & Canadian Soldier who did his Job Well and against the World Ignorance to the People of Rwanda,Africa.
R.Dallaire is now in the Canadian Senate and is a Senator.
It is a Major Shame that the Canadian Superior's Ignored his Please for Help and so did other World Leader's.

Anitka Mar 27, 2008

Fast action. Good movie.


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