"Journalists reporting on it should be careful to put the allegations in context," said one of the filmmakers, the Danish producer Peter Engel, "and to remind readers that there is no reason to be Turning away from modernity, even if proven, clinics that are regulated in a way that did not exist in the 1980s at the end of the apartheid era. "
Such a warning was not included in the movie's version The documentary adds new details and raises new questions about the death of Mr Hammarskjold, a Swedish diplomat whose plane crash has never been fully explained "gives convincing evidence that the plane has been subjected to some form of attack or threat."
Much is unknown the militia, and it is difficult to sort facts out of the fiction. His leader, Keith Maxwell, claimed to be rooted in the traditions of the British Admiralty and trace their ancestry to the early 1800s. When the Hammarskjold documents appeared in the late 1990s, government officials and experts were amazed at what they should do with it. Many dismissed them as counterfeits or as the product of a Soviet disinformation campaign.
Whatever the group was in this era, in the 1980s and early 1990s it seemed to be a mercenary organization. Paramilitary groups and private military organizations were common in the apartheid era, and the group known as Saimar (pronounced "Sy-marr") applied for military-trained men to serve in unspecified foreign operations.
Mr. Maxwell, who died in 2006, had medical clinics in South Africa, even though he was not a doctor. He publicly claimed that AIDS was ultimately good for humanity and would decimate the black population in South Africa.
But his interest in AIDS is anything but proof of a successful campaign against the war. An eccentric character inscribed on the title "Commodore" was Mr. Maxwell's writings of far-reaching, fantastic affairs.