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By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 26, 2006

Okay, so it’s not too soon. But is it in time to have an impact (along with the other 9/11 movie, Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center , which opens in August), one way or the other, on the Congressional elections in November?

“Honestly, I don’t have a view on that,” says Greengrass. “I would hate for this film to be drawn into a party political debate. Its purpose is simply this: all of us who disagree so profoundly about where we are today — let’s agree to go back to where it all began. Which is those two hours. Let’s see what lessons we can draw from it. And I think those lessons are going to challenge all of us on whatever side of the divide we are today.”
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