A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.
Looming tower (Television program)
2 videodiscs (493 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround DTS-HD master audio 5.1 Dolby digital 5.1
video file Blu-ray region A
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Based on the book by Lawrence Wright.
Special features: The looming towers: divided we fail; The complexities of character; Ali Soufan: in his own words; Across three continents: creating The looming tower; audio commentaries (pilot and episode "9/11")
Jeff Daniels, Tahar Rahim, Bill Camp, Wrenn Schmidt, Louis Cancelmi, Virginia Jull, Ella Rae Peck, Sullivan Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Peter Sarsgaard.
Blu-ray, wide screen; DTS-HD master audio 5.1; Dolby digital 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
English, French, German or Italian dialogue; Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian or Swedish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Some language options not listed on container.
Subjects:Afghan War, 2001- -- Drama.
Intelligence service -- United States -- Drama.
Qaida (Organization) -- Drama.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States -- Drama.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Drama.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Drama.
Genre:Action and adventure television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Camp, Bill, actor.
Cancelmi, Louis, actor.
Daniels, Jeff, 1955- actor.
Futterman, Dan, 1967- creator.
Gibney, Alex, creator.
Jones, Sullivan (Narrator), actor.
Kull, Virginia, actor.
Peck, Ella Rae, actor.
Rahim, Tahar, 1981- actor.
Sarsgaard, Peter, actor.
Stuhlbarg, Michael, actor.
Television adaptation of (work): Wright, Lawrence, 1947- Looming tower.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Wright, Lawrence, 1947- creator.