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Sergio (2020)

Greg Barker, 2020

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Chasing the Flame
Samantha Power, 2008

Sergio is a movie directed by Greg Barker in 2020 and based on the book Chasing the Flame: One Man’s Fight to Save the World by Samantha Power, first published in 2008. The movie features Wagner Moura, Ana de Armas, Brian F. O’Byrne, Garret Dillahunt, Clemens Schick, Will Dalton, and others.

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Storyline

In 2003, United Nations’ Special Representative in Iraq, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, is a victim of a bombing and becomes trapped in the basement of the hotel where he was working in Baghdad. Three months earlier, Sergio is married but there is no feeling of love in the marriage. Instead, he commits to being with Carolina, his girlfriend and co-worker.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Sergio, the 2020 movie by Greg Barker

Year

2020

Minutes

118

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Sergio

Country: USA

Year: 2020

Length: 1h58m

Cover of Chasing the Flame, the 2008 book by Samantha Power

Year

2008

Pages

622

Book Rate

8.66

S: Goodreads

Book

Chasing the Flame

Original title: Chasing The Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World

Subtitle: One Man's Fight to Save the World

Country: USA

First published in: 2008

Length: 622 pages

Genre: Biography

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2009: Sergio (movie by Greg Barker)

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