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Madonna: American Life (Director's Cut) (2003)

The original, controversial banned version of the music video in which Madonna and her dancers run havoc on a fashion runway as a social and political statement about the commercialism and wars of the time.

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Jonas Åkerlund

Writer:

Jonas Åkerlund

Star:

Madonna

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The original, controversial banned version of the music video in which Madonna and her dancers run havoc on a fashion runway as a social and political statement about the commercialism and wars of the time.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Madonna: American Life - Alternative Version See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Due to the political climate of the country at the time, on April 1, 2003, Madonna pulled the video and released a statement explaining why: "I have decided not to release my new video. It was filmed before the war started and I do not believe it is appropriate to air it at this time. Due to the volatile state of the world and out of sensitivity and respect to the armed forces, who I support and pray for, I do not want to risk offending anyone who might misinterpret the meaning of this video." See more »

Alternate Versions

Madonna: American Life - Oakenfold Downtempo Mix (Bush Cigar Version) See more »

Connections

Edited into Madonna: American Life (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

American Life
Written by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzaï
Performed by Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadzaï and Mark Stent
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