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Ahlaam (2006)

Scarred Baghdad 2003... confusion, uncertainty and death engulf the bombed ruins of a Psychiatric asylum. Voyeuristically we move between the past and the present of three Iraqi lives ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Aseel Adel ...
Ahlaam
Bashir Al Majid ...
Ali
Mohamed Hashim ...
Mehdi
Talib Al-Furati ...
Ahlaam's Father
Azhaar Mamoodi ...
Ahlaam's Mother
Kaheel Khalid ...
Hasan
Mortadha Saadi ...
Ahmed
Anaam Al-Rubaye ...
Mehdi's Mother
Khudair Alsari ...
Ahmed's Father
Firyal Kereem ...
Ahmed's Mother
Behjet Al-Juburi ...
Head of the Hospital
Mazin Mohammed Mostaf ...
The Rapist
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Scarred Baghdad 2003... confusion, uncertainty and death engulf the bombed ruins of a Psychiatric asylum. Voyeuristically we move between the past and the present of three Iraqi lives entangled by the chaos of the American 'Shock and Awe' campaign... Written by Anonymous

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When dreaming is the only sane thing to do.

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19 March 2008 (Spain)  »

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Official submission of Iraq for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. See more »

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