Year 2004, operation Iraqi freedom. Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muqtada Al-Sadr, launched an insurgency. Karbala City Hall is cut off, leaving inside 40 Poles and 40 Bulgarian soldiers with supplies of food and ammo to 24h fight.
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Three Catholic priests meet to celebrate the anniversary of an event which could have taken their lives. Their experiences and motivations to serve as priests are extremely different, and soon each of them will have to face new challenges.
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Year 2004, operation Iraqi freedom ongoing. During the holiday of Ashura, Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muqtada Al-Sadr, launched an insurgency. Karbala City Hall is cut off, leaving inside 40 Poles and 40 Bulgarian soldiers with supplies of food and ammo to 24h fight. They defended three days till reinforcement came, killing first night over 80 rebels.Written by
On 3 April 2004, during the Ashura, Iraqi rebels launched an uprising in the Polish zone. Unknown number of Mahdi's Army soldiers have attacked City Hall. About 50 men - Polish Infantry (32 soldiers) and dozen of Bulgarian special forces defended City Hall. The heavy combat took 4 days. This film is based on true story. I have many friends from Poland who were in Iraq and Afghanistan and they confirm - this is truth. The best proof is that Americans forced Polish government to hide it and nobody could talk officially about this until now. The movie is well done: tension, pace, action, scenario, dialogs. Even if you are addicted to American productions you could like it. However, it is not a Hollywood production, obviously.
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