Private Adam Winfield allows director Dan Krauss to use his point of view to understand the moral and emotional struggle young soldiers are faced with in battle in the Middle East. If you’ve seen one war doc, you’ve seen a million, but The Kill Team is something far different and all too real.
When Private Adam Winfield, a 21-year-old soldier in Afghanistan, witnessed members of his platoon murder innocent civilians (planting weapons on the corpses to make it appear as though they were terrorists), he attempted to alert the military to these heinous war crimes with the help of his father. But Winfield’s pleas went unheeded. Left on his own and with threats to his life, Private Winfield was himself drawn into the moral abyss, forced to make a split-second decision that would change his … More
- Genre: Documentary , Special Interest
- Directed By: Dan Krauss
- Written By: Linda Davis , Lawrence Lerew
- In Theaters: Jul 25, 2014 Limited
- US Box Office: $6.7k