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A dramatic film presenting a fictionalized version of a real story. Docudramas use real names but take artistic license with the details. Related to but distinct from "dramatic reconstructions" in nonfiction documentary films.
Examples of Docu Drama include:
- 7 Wonders of the Industrial World
- A Haunting
- Boys Don't Cry
- Casualty 1906
- From the Earth To The Moon
- Space Race
- Walking with Dinosaurs series does this for Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals. In fact, a good deal of Nature Documentaries fit this trope.
- You Are There
- A 2004 documentary on the 1944 assassination attempt against Hitler involved computer technology actually putting Hitler's and Churchill's faces onto actors.