House of Saddam (2008)

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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

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 Saddam Hussein (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Sajida Khairallah Talfah (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Tariq Aziz (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Uday Hussein (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Qusay Hussein (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Raghad Hussein (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Hussein Kamel (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Ali Hassan Al Majid (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Samira Shahbandar / ... (3 episodes, 2008)
Saïd Amadis ...
 Adnan Khairallah / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Hala Hussein (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Rana Hussein (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Saddam Kamel (2 episodes, 2008)
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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

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Truly chilling dramatisation of Saddam's dictatorship
5 August 2008 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"House of Saddam" is an excellent dramatisation of Saddam's rule, starting in 1979. With high production standards, excellent performances and truly blood chilling scenes, this is unmissable television.

This four part drama series provides an insight into the world of the Husseins and looks at Saddam's relationships with family, friends, allies and enemies. It appears to be a well researched piece and, despite dramatic licence, you feel you're watching actual events unfold.

9 out of 10. Excellent.


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