Tower (2016)


Netflix rating: 8.0
Metacritics rating: 92.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 99.0%

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Animation, testimony, and archival footage combine to relate the events of August 1, 1966 when a gunman opened fire from the University of Texas clock tower, killing 16 people. Combining archival footage, animation and interviews, this innovative film explores the 1966 mass shooting from the University of Texas's clock tower. August 1st 1966 was the day our innocence was shattered. A sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. TOWER combines archival footage with rotoscopic animation of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes and survivors, in a seamless and suspenseful retelling of the unfolding tragedy. The film highlights the fear, confusion, and visceral realities that changed the lives of those present, and the rest of us, forever - a day when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others.

Crime Documentary Animation
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8.0 (6875 votes)
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Keith Maitland
John Fitch, Josephine McAdam, Vicky Illk, Reece Everett Ryan, Aldo Ordonez, Chris Doubek, Blair Jackson, Monty Muir, Violett Beane, Louie Arnette

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