His films, including the critically acclaimed Captain Corelli's Mandolin, are often about history and his new film, The Debt, about World War 2, is no exception.
John Madden spoke with New America Now host Shirin Sadeghi about filmmaking, history and the obscured international stories that return to the light of day when someone makes a film about them.
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