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Bulletproof Salesman

A film by Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker

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A Documentary about the Business of War from the Filmmakers of Gunner Palace

Bulletproof Salesman is the darkly humorous story of Fidelis Cloer, a self-confessed war profiteer. In a career spanning two decades of global turmoil, Fidelis has supplied kings, presidents and dictators with the finest armored vehicles that money can buy. In his world, where security is a commodity, violence (and better yet, war) presents sales opportunities just as rain sells umbrellas.

Fidelis found the perfect business opportunity when the US invaded Iraq selling thousands of his hand-crafted vehicles was possible. But as the war evolved, and armor-defeating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) proliferated, Fidelis found himself engaged in an arms race with insurgents who upped their explosive ante to defeat his increasingly higher (and more expensive) levels of armor.

OFFICIAL SELECTION- Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival

What the Critics are Saying

"Sharply observed, darkly amusing!" - Variety

"Highly entertaining...surprisingly effective! Unexpectedly subtle and fascinating for entirely different reasons than you might think. One of the most engaging documentaries to play at South By Southwest." -

"Entertaining... whizzes by like a stray round past your ear." - DCist

"Impressive!" - Washington City Paper

Features and Specifications

Format: DVD
Running Time: 70 minutes
Color: Color

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