The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) – Outtakes – Tony Poe



There’s new additional footage for Marc Eberle’ s The Most Secret Place on Earth, co-written by Tom Vater.

Watch never before seen interviews about Tony Poe, one of the CIA’s most effective, ruthless and just plain crazy agents!

About the film:

For a factual telling of the CIA´secret history in Laos, check out The Most Secret Place on Earth, a feature documentary by Marc Eberle, which talks to the protagonists of Laos civil war – on both sides. The film features interviews with State Department, CIA and Air America officials, as well as Hmong general Vang Pao and some of his critics – Fred Branfman and Professor Alfred McCoy .

Watch the trailer for the feature length documentary The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA´s covert war in Laos here.

Director: Marc Eberle, Screenplay: Marc Eberle/Tom Vater, Producer:, Co-Production: NDR/arte/WDR

Developed within the framework of Discovery Campus Masterschool 2003 Funded by the Filmförderung HHSH, Filmstiftung NRW, MEDIA NEW TALENTS and MEDIA BROADCAST

The Most Secret Place on Earth was screened at ten international film festivals and in German cinemas early 2009 and was nominated for the Golden Panda at Sichuan intl. Film Festival, China, the History Makers’ Award, New York, the Banff World Television Award, Canada, and the North German Film Award. The film has been broadcast on European television several times and is to be broadcast in 25 countries around the world, though not yet in the US or Laos, the two countries where a screening would generate the greatest interest.

1 thought on “The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) – Outtakes – Tony Poe

  1. Dear James, Thank you for your interest in The Most Secret Place on Earth.
    Unfortunately the only legal copy of the film at present is in German. The 52 minute version ripped from ABC television in Australia is currently up on youtube and you can find it here.
    I am sorry not to be able to point you in the direction of the full length feature version at this point though you might get lucky with some torrent sites like

    Hope this helps, Tom

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