Winning the Peace (2004)

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An Iraqi-American Marine returns to Bagdad to redeem his place of birth only to destroy the very people he hoped to save.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Pierangelo Buonamici ...
Saiid
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Susan Latif
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Frank Marshall
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Sgt. Charlie Latif
Martin Hawatmeh ...
Amir
John Miailovich ...
Billy's Father
Al No'mani ...
Malath
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Showtime
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Roberts
Rollence Patugan ...
Patugan
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Jordan
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TV News Anchor
John Thvedt ...
Morris
David Tittle ...
Silverman
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Gonzalez
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An Iraqi-American Marine returns to Bagdad to redeem his place of birth only to destroy the very people he hoped to save.

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sergeant | soldier | baghdad iraq

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I love this film's ambiguity
21 August 2008 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This short was one of a collection entitled "Shorts: Volume 4". The prior collections have all been terrific and are highly recommended for people who love the genre.

The film is set in two places--in modern day Iraq as well as back in the United States. It seems that an Iraqi-American is in the US military and you see the occupation through his eyes as well as what life is like for his wife and son in the States.

What I really love about this film is that it is NOT a diatribe trying to convince the viewer that one side or the other is right or wrong. In fact, it is deliberately ambiguous--with the viewer left to guess about the internal dialog of this man as well as the rightness or wrongness of the mission. I honestly could see people from the Right or Left embracing this film and taking from it what they'd like. This is a very unusual balancing act and I love how the film makers get you to think--something that just doesn't happen often enough.

Good acting, sets, direction and script--this one has it all.


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