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A hard-hitting French drama detailing the intersecting destinies of five characters whose lives cross over the current war in Iraq: three young French Arabs who each for a different reason ... See full summary »

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Félix Olivier

Writers:

Richard Schlesinger (idea), Richard Schlesinger (scenario, adaptation and dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adel Bencherif ... Karim
Marianne Denicourt ... Delphine
Thierry Frémont ... Hugo Bessières
Slimane Hadjar Slimane Hadjar ... Chérif
Saïd Taghmaoui ... Youssef
Kamel Abdelli ... Nouri (as Kamel Abdeli)
Serge Avedikian Serge Avedikian ... Jean-Pierre Durieux
Aki Avni ... Jeff Hacker
Yassine Azzouz ... El Khadiri
Kiwka Bachar Kiwka Bachar ... Vieille femme irakienne
Uri Banai ... Ahmed
Baya Belal Baya Belal ... Zahra
Maya Ben Bouazza Maya Ben Bouazza ... Présentatrice JT arabe
Jay Benedict ... Dr McKenzie
Assia Brahmi Assia Brahmi ... Madiha
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A hard-hitting French drama detailing the intersecting destinies of five characters whose lives cross over the current war in Iraq: three young French Arabs who each for a different reason joins a jihadi group to fight against the Americans; a 40-something French woman running an NGO in Baghdad at the outbreak of the war who gets kidnapped and held by the jihadi insurgents; and a mid-level French diplomat who uncovers the corruption of the UN Oil for Food program while gathering evidence to support the French effort to prevent the war. Written by Richard Schlesinger

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Arabic | English

Release Date:

30 November 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Jihad See more »

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