A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
Did You Know?
Official submission of Iraq for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011. See more
The following text, in Arabic and English, appears after the film and before the credits on three separate screens.
"Over the last 40 years, more than 1,000,000 men, women and children have gone missing in Iraq.
By April 2009, over 300 mass graves had been discovered containing between 150,000 - 200,000 bodies.
The majority still remain missing or unidentified." See more