Charlie victor romeo film, trailer, kritik kinozeit. Charlie victor romeo, which recreates six plane crashes from the past 30 years. It plays out the real events of six airline disasters. The film adaptation of charlie victor romeo uses dialogue drawn from the.
A thriller with arthouse bona fides, minimalist in design but shot in 3d, it brings the original 1999 play to the screen in a fashion that. Charlie victor romeo is a performance documentary derived entirely from the black box transcripts of six major reallife airline emergencies. Jan 26, 20 shooting and viewing charlie victor romeo in 3d adds little to the experience, with the stage too shallow to capture real depth. Charlie victor romeo is the nato phonetic alphabet equivalent of cvr, which is the abbreviation for cockpit voice recorder. Virtually every medical doctor has disputed this movie as a joke and an attempt from a psychotic to instill fear into the general public. Charlie victor romeo 2014 directed by robert berger. Is charlie victor romeo available to watch on netflix in. Shot in 3d charlie victor romeo aka cockpit voice recorder draws upon a. Charlie victor romeo 20 karlyn michelson, robert berger. Plus, watch over 4,500 free movies on vudu movies on us. This documentary has extracted these events exactly from the black box scripts.
Charlie victor romeo 2014stream and watch online moviefone. Charlie victor romeo is a 1999 play, and later a 20 movie based on the play, whose script consists of almostverbatim transcripts from six real aviation accidents and incidents. Shot in 3d charlie victor romeo draws upon a series of black box recordings to recreate six genuine airline. Originally staged in 1999 at the new york theater venue collective. The matinee shows of charlie victor romeo on april 9 and 10 are presented in 3d.
Charlie victor romeo derives its script entirely from the blackbox transcripts of crashed planes whose fatalities ranged from zero to total. The end credits reveal it was recorded in front of a live audience in august 2012. A 3d yes, 3d adaptation of a theater production, the film puts you right in the cockpit, with the script drawing its material from the real blackbox transcripts of six airline emergencies. Unconscious theatre group that has now been adapted into a feature film. The docudrama became a mustsee for pilots, was recorded as a training tool for the air force and was part of a lengthy feature on public televisions jim lehrer news hour. Theres more information about the crashes it depots on the movies wikipedia page than in the film itself. Jan 29, 2014 charlie victor romeo is among the more unlikely cinematic endeavors, a 3d adaptation of the 1999 play taken nearly verbatim from the cockpit transcripts preceding six plane crashes. Charlie victor romeo takes its abstraction to sometimes frustrating lengths. Six cockpits in crisis, six crews, six flights that ended in tragedy or nearly so, comprise the substance and structure of charlie victor romeo, a stage play and film named for the cockpit voice recorders which supplied the dialogue, rendered verbatim on both stage and screen. Official charlie victor romeo theatrical trailer 20 youtube. The hybrid feel, a mix of live tv and stage play, seems appropriate to a work that inherently rests on. But the film eschews exploitation, this is not a disaster movie, but a film. But the film eschews exploitation, this is not a disaster movie, but a film about how highly trained people work in an emergency comparisons could be made to surgeons or fire fighters. The film adaptation of charlie victor romeo uses dialogue drawn from the cockpit voice recorders in six airline emergencies.
Berger is the founder of the new york theater company collective. Even though i knew the general premise of the film, i didnt expect the. Unconscious, and in 1999, with patrick daniels and irving gregory, he wrote and directed a play called charlie victor romeo, in which a handful of actors reenact scenes taken from the transcripts of. Charlie victor romeo code for cockpit voice recorder dramatizes actual black box recordings of six harrowing airline emergencies, using the sparest of elements to foreground the unabashedly. Interestingly, the film charlie victor romeo, evolved from an awardwinning play created in 1999 by daniels, berger and gregory. Charlie victor romeo is rooted in fear and panic, but its also a deeply empathetic film. Charlie victor romeo is unsettlingly like a twilight zone anthology, albeit one in which every story has the same end. Jan 28, 2014 the filmmakers only concession to cinema is their baffling decision to shoot charlie victor romeo in 3dbut in a movie with so little camera movement and so many closeups inside such a small space with a mostly black background, theres almost nothing for the format to enhance. Jan 29, 2014 the visible action in charlie victor romeo, a new 3d film adaptation of a stage play first performed in 1999, consists of unfamiliar actors in familiar uniforms reciting verbatim dialogue. Patrick daniels and bob berger on charlie victor romeo.
Charlie victor romeo pbs newshour cockpit drama youtube. Charlie victor romeo depicts doomed flights the new york. This harrowing film dramatizes the cockpit recordings from six planes that crashed. Watch charlie victor romeo online vimeo on demand on vimeo. One of the most unique and riveting theatrical experiences, charlie victor romeo cvr is a performance documentary derived. The film recently had its east coast premiere in the new york film festivals convergence program and the hamptons international film festival and its west coast premiere. Since the script of the play was culled from actual transcripted material this is factually incorrect.
The theatrical production of charlie victor romeo has been observed by west point cadets enrolled in courses studying engineering psychology and human error. In crisis in the cockpit adapted from a theater piece, the film dramatizes recordings from the cockpits of six crashing airplanes. The play captured two drama desk awards for outstanding unique theatrical experience and outstanding sound design and received recognition from time magazine in 2004 as best theatre top ten plays. Charlie victor romeo is a 3d sledgehammer concealed in a document of a live theater experience. Charlie victor romeo and the poetry of plane crashes. Charlie victor romeo is a performance documentary derived entirely from the black box transcripts of. Charlie victor romeo transports film audiences into the best seats of the. Amazing lufthansa cargo md11f full cockpit flight to new york jfk. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing charlie victor romeo 3d near you.
Since the script of the play was culled from actual transcripted material this is. Charlie victor romeo depicts doomed flights the new. First up is charlie victor romeo, an intriguing picture from robert berger and karlyn michelson. Adapted from a criticallyacclaimed theatrical production, the movie shot and projected in 3d puts you in the cockpit.
Charlie victor romeo isnt just based on the awardwinning 1999 theatrical production of the same name, its essentially a filmed version of it. Robert berger, patrick daniels, noel dinneen, irving gregory, debbie troche, nora woolley, sam zuckerman an unusual and gripping piece of minimalist experimental cinema, charlie victor romeo dramatizes the cockpit voice recordings of a half dozen actual airline emergencies. The computergenerated crash is harrowing, but not as compelling as the second plane disaster movie i saw that week. Or more properly, we should say that it has been transcribed onto film. Filmmakers robert berger and karlyn michelson offer a tense, singular look at people faced with extreme crises in this drama. Charlie victor romeo is among the more unlikely cinematic endeavors, a 3d adaptation of the 1999 play taken nearly verbatim from the cockpit transcripts preceding six plane crashes. Jan 31, 2014 charlie victor romeo takes its abstraction to sometimes frustrating lengths. If it adds anything, its making the actors pop against. What do they really do when things go horribly wrong. Charlie victor romeo transports film audiences into the best seats of the theatre and delivers the intensity and gutwrenching emotion of these. When you board an airplane, who are those people in uniform to whom you entrust your life.
Charlie victor romeo 2014 stream and watch online moviefone. Jan 21, 20 interestingly, the film charlie victor romeo, evolved from an awardwinning play created in 1999 by daniels, berger and gregory. The visible action in charlie victor romeo, a new 3d film adaptation of a stage play first performed in 1999, consists of unfamiliar actors in familiar uniforms reciting verbatim dialogue. Rent, buy, and watch movies and tv shows with vudu. The play is a case study in crew resource management. Charlie victor romeo is a 1999 play, and later a 20 movie based on the play, whose script consists of almostverbatim transcripts from six real aviation. Charlie victor romeo, or cvr, derived from the nato phonetic alphabet, is aviation lingo for cockpit voice recorder. When you board an airplane, you put your life in the hands of the pilot and copilot. Charlie victor romeo is literally just a view of actors sitting in a fake cockpit, which poses the question of why in the world the film was shot in 3d and what you could possibly gain from. A group of egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience in the movie the square, from. Unconscious, cvr was filmedin 3d to bootin front of audiences in august 2012. Charlie victor romeo is a 1999 play by the collective. Shot in 3d charlie victor romeo aka cockpit voice recorder draws upon a series of black box recordings to recreate six genuine airline emergencies. All the dialogue in the movie comes from the cvr of the flights.
In a box at the side of the article, under a production picture, bob berger is listed as the author of the play. In charlie victor romeo, plane crashes are compelling. Embraced by the aviation community for its unsparing truthfulness and its nonsensational approach, charlie victor romeo was filmed in 2000 by the us air force as a training video for pilots. Following its successful world premiere in sundance new frontier program, charlie victor romeo was quick to get on the radar of forwardthinking, risktaking programmers of high profile festivals in the us and in europe. Charlie victor romeo here is all the information you need about charlie victor romeo on american netflix. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing charlie victor romeo near you. The film version of charlie victor romeo, is a collaborative effort between collective. Robert berger, patrick daniels, noel dinneen, irving gregory, debbie.
Charlie victor romeo depicts doomed flights the new york times. If anything, it actually hurts the experience, because it. The heroic incidents that take place during these airline emergencies are. Watch charlie victor romeo online 2014 movie yidio.
Charlie victor romeo defies one convention after another. It is also one of the most terrifying movies i have ever seen. Charlie victor romeo has had quite a life since it played at the collective unconscious. Charlie victor romeo is an uneasy fliers worst nightmare. My name is irving gregory,one of the creators of charlie victor romeo as listed in the wikipedia article about same. A unique and riveting theatrical experience, charlie victor romeo is a performance documentary derived entirely from. Watch online or on your favorite connected device with the vudu app. Charlie victor romeo a thriller with arthouse bona fides, minimalist in design but shot in 3d, charlie victor romeo brings the original 1999 play based on blackbox cockpit recordings. Shooting and viewing charlie victor romeo in 3d adds little to the experience, with the stage too shallow to capture real depth. Charlie victor romeo is a play that was presented in 1999, and then as a movie in 20.1022 569 410 817 1060 1512 1149 1575 361 194 228 802 527 191 750 171 1215 451 1576 595 133 687 841 1549 604 1112 1522 1543 1042 530 956 225 88 1456 1126 99 330 408 1396 1459