Citizen Soldier

Citizen Soldier 

The extraordinary true story of “citizen soldiers” deployed in Afghanistan at the height of the surge. A heart-pounding, grunts’ eye-view of modern warfare. Can these young soldiers honor the warrior code to never leave a fallen comrade behind?

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A "first-person shooter" look at actual war: it's Call of Duty with no cheats or respawns, and real-world consequences 

The Village Voice

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Where other good war docs have done more of the storytelling retrospectively, the directors here bounce around in-the-moment POV angles to keep us in the action 

The Hollywood Reporter

An undeniably palpable experience... 

Los Angeles Times

The tension is enough to make you gnaw through your fingernails... 

The New York Times

A "first-person shooter" look at actual war: it's Call of Duty with no cheats or respawns, and real-world consequences 

The Village Voice

We get a real sense of what it might feel like to be trapped behind a tiny boulder on a hillside targeted by machine guns 

Eye for Film

Very highly recommended 

The Epoch Times

Official Selection

Bentonville Film Festival

2016

Official Selection

Student Veteran Film Festival

2015

Type Feature film
Length 105 Minutes
Rating 18
Genres Action, Documentary, Adventure
Cast Eran Harrill, Jared Colson, Colt Floyd, James Tyler Brown
Director & Producer Christian Tureaud, David Salzberg
Producer Bert Bedrosian, Eran Harrill
Language English
Countries of origin Afghanistan, United States