Um Hussein (2011)

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  • Son of Babylon Alternative

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Northern Iraq in 2003. Three weeks after the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime. A young Kurd boy sets off with his grandmother in search of his father who was arrested by Saddam's Republican Guard at the end of the Gulf War. They encounter people on their travels on similar quests. In southern Babylon they meet a former soldier of the Republican Guard who might be able to help them.

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