The Kill Team (2014) Trailer
Trailer for The Kill Team.
In 2010, US Army Specialist Adam Winfield eagerly deployed to Afghanistan as an idealistic patriot, but returned home a year later a suspected war criminal. Academy Award-nominee Dan Krauss (The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club) exposes the unimaginable events that forced a young soldier into the crosshairs of one of the largest military investigations in US history. Hopped up on the adrenaline of arriving in Kandahar province, Winfield’s platoon is quickly disillusioned by a lack of “action.” Soldiers begin murdering Afghan civilians for sport. The “kill team” operates above suspicion until Winfield twigs to the atrocities. Desperate to report what he knows, but under threat from his own squad, Winfield must make an impossible choice. Shockingly candid interviews with the accused soldiers, graphic evidence of their crimes and tense backroom court scenes plunge the viewer into Winfield’s dire straits. A fascinating examination of whistle-blowing blowback, this deft exposé illustrates how quickly morality can dissipate in the fog of war.