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Oscar Arias: Without a Shot Fired (2017)

TV-14 | | Biography
The story of former president of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Oscar Sanchez Arias.

Director:

Dawn Gifford Engle
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tom Brokaw ... Himself
The Dalai Lama ... Himself
Stephanie Elam Stephanie Elam ... Herself
Mikhail Gorbachev ... Himself
Oscar Arias Sanchez Oscar Arias Sanchez ... Himself
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Storyline

This is the story of a tiny country that made a decision to do something that no other country had ever done -- it decided to abolish its army and declare peace to the world. And this is the story of a young boy who grew up in that country, and how he ended up challenging -- and sometimes even convincing -- the greatest powers in the world to follow Costa Rica's example. "Oscar Arias: Without a Shot Fired" is a Don Quixote-like saga with great historical touchstones -- Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Cold War politics and Communism, Central American War and Peace. It follows a slight, academic, and most unlikely hero over the course of more than fifty years, as he travels the world in a quest to stop the spread of the weapons of war. In the end, it is a story about the triumph of reason, of the sparrow triumphing over the eagle, and how the impossible dream can sometimes come true.

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The story of one man trying to stop the proliferation of weapons, worldwide.

Genres:

Biography

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Official Sites:

Oscar Arias Film Site | Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Costa Rica

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

PeaceJam Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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