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Uncle Saddam (2000)

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Qusay Hussein ... Himself (youngest son of Saddam Hussein) (archive footage)
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Everything you've ever wanted to know about Saddam Hussein (but were afraid to ask).


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The film was compiled from footage the director smuggled out of Iraq during a visit there on the pretext of chronicling the nation's suffering under U.N. sanctions. The director has received death threats from the Iraqi government following the film's completion. See more »

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Brilliant blast of the Butcherous b****rd of Baghdad
17 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I cannot recommend this documentary enough. Anyone who has doubts about Operation Iraqi Freedom should try and view this film if only to see Saddam Hussein in his element. You begin to understand the meglomania and psychosis of this ruthless tyrant.

Particularly eye-opening are the opulent lifestyle and architectural and artistic excesses of this man who built billions of dollars worth of palaces for himself and his close followers and let his people suffer and die.

His systematic placement and subsequent elimination of family members in places of power is a symptom of his paranoid delusion and cheek of his murderous schemes would astonish medieval king.

It becomes clear that the Baathist/marxist policies of Saddam do nothing to elevate the lives of the average Iraqi and merely spread the misery equally among anyone outside Saddam's circle of influence in Iraq.

Particularly weird are Saddam's discourse on body odor and bathing.


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