Fahrenheit 9/11

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Fahrenheit 9/11 is a 2004 American documentary movie directed, written by, and starring filmmaker, director and political commentator Michael Moore.

The movie is a criticism of George W. Bush, the war in Iraq, and its coverage in the media.

The movie created intense controversy, including disputes over its accuracy. The title is reference to Ray Bradbury's 1953 novel Fahrenheit 451.

The movie debuted at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and received a 20-minute standing ovation, among the longest standing ovations in the festival's history. The movie was also awarded the Palme d'Or,[1] the festival's highest award. The movie is the highest grossing documentary of all time.

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  1. "Fahrenheit 9/11 (Fahrenheit 911)". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 18 January 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2011.