Deferring To American Nationalism

After hemming and hawing and delaying and looking nervously over their shoulders for the better part of two years, the folks at Miramax are finally releasing a supposedly controversial Australian film into the U.S. market. The delay, which began after the 9/11 attacks, and continued through the invasion of Iraq, was a result of studio fears that Americans would be furious at the plotline of Buffalo Soldiers, which revolves around American soldiers involved in “illegal activities.”