This Sunday, HBO airs the first episode of Generation Kill, a darkly funny and hyper-realistic miniseries about American soldiers on the eve of the Iraq invasion. The show was produced by David Simon and Ed Burns, the acclaimed creators of the police drama The Wire. For the latest UtneCast, I spoke with Susanna White, who directed four of the seven episodes of Generation Kill, about capturing the chaos and banality of the Iraq war and why being a British woman helped her depict testosterone-filled world of U.S. Marines.
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